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  • Siamanto
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    THE GERMAN LEGACY: FOREIGN OFFICE DOCUMENTS CONFIRM ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
    Arshag Kazanjian

    PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)
    http://www.pr-inside.com/the-german-...ts-r458892.htm
    Feb 27 2008
    Austria

    2008-02-27 09:53:05 - Wolfgang Gust, a former editor of the respected
    German news magazine Der Spiegel, has over the last years published
    many important documents from Foreign Office archives.

    These documents in the original German version and in English appear
    on their internet page http://www.armenocide.net.

    Over the last ten years, he and his wife Sigrid, have made a
    significant contribution to the collation of historical evidence
    regarding the Armenian Genocide. Although their work is not yet
    complete it is already viewed as the most authoritative source
    concerning the Genocide during the Ottoman Empire epoch. In recognition
    of his contribution to the History of the Armenian Genocide, Karekin II
    the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos awarded him the Surp Sahak-Mesorp
    medal in 2004. He also received the Dennis Papazian prize in 2006.

    Unfortunately, the work of Wolfgang and Sigrid Gust is not generally
    known within Germany nor within the international community. Not only
    do the published documents clearly expose the extent of the murderous
    Turkish policy but also the responsibility of the German Empire for
    the Armenian Genocide. This chapter of German history is unknown to
    most of the German population.

    Wolfgang Gust was born in Hannover in 1935. He studied in Freiburg,
    Bonn, Hamburg and Toulouse.

    >From 1965 to 1966 he was Economic Editor then Political Editor of the
    News magazine 'Der Spiegel'. He ran Spiegel's office in Paris from
    1970 to 1976 and it was here that Gust learnt about the tragic fate
    of the Armenians for the first time. In 1992 a three part article
    appeared in the Spiegel magazine written by Wolfgang Gust about the
    war in Mountainous Karabakh and the Armenian Genocide. For the first
    time ever, an authoritative German magazine had reported in detail
    the events of the Armenian Genocide. This sensational article aroused
    angry protest within the Turkish community in Germany and protests
    took place outside the Hamburg editorial offices of Spiegel. Despite
    countless threats from fanatical Turkish nationalists Wolfgang Gust
    intensified his work to find out the truth surrounding the History
    of the Armenian Genocide. In 1993 his first book was published: 'The
    Armenian Genocide - The Tragedy of the Oldest Christian Nation'. It
    was voted as one of the best ten books of the month and in 2002. The
    Armenian translation was published in Yerevan.

    After Wolfgang Gust went into retirement in 1993 he continued his
    assessment of the German documents and correspondence concerning the
    Genocide. In many important articles published in leading Journals
    and Quarterly's, Gust examined the extent of German responsibility for
    the Armenian Genocide. Due to Wolfangs Gust research the manipulation
    of the documents published by Joannes Lipius in his work 'Germany
    and Armenian 'in 1919 were discovered. By referring to the original
    documents he was able to deliver evidence which showed that the
    German Government by the end of the First World War had tried to
    cover up their responsibility for the crimes committed. From the 444
    German Foreign Office documents published by Lepsius just after the
    end of the war in 1919, it is clear that Genocide had indeed taken
    place. However, documents which could have placed responsibility on
    Germany were either manipulated or not published.

    Thanks to the work of Wolfgang and Sigrid Gust these German Documents
    were made accessible to Historians and the general public. Prof.

    Vahakn N. Dadrian wrote about the significance of these documents as
    follows: "As I keep emphasizing in my writings and lectures over and
    over again, noc corupus od documents, including the holdings of U.S.

    National Archives can be compared in terms of substantiveness,
    authenticity an overall value to that associated with the holdings
    of the German state archives." A large number of the documents have
    already been translated into English.

    >From the beginning Wolfgang Gust´s goal was to ensure the widest
    possible access to the documents and to raise public awareness. This
    has been possible through the internet. The publication of
    these documents is seen by Gust as the first part of a long-term
    comprehensive documentation project. 'Our long-term goal is to complete
    in time for the 100th Anniversary of the Genocide that is 24th April
    2015, the publication on our internet platform of all the important
    State files regarding the Armenian Genocide.'

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  • Kanki
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    Originally posted by fcker
    we didn't armenian genocide but, we murdered to Hrant Dink heheeheh ...
    but we did genocide north Iraq to Iraqi Kurdish heheheheh
    Grow up after that come to make comment!

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  • crusader1492
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    Originally posted by fcker
    we didn't armenian genocide but, we murdered to Hrant Dink heheeheh ...
    but we did genocide north Iraq to Iraqi Kurdish heheheheh
    YOU ARE AMERİCA'S ADULATORS you are blackguard
    The Turks are not never genocide,this is your lie...

    I hate america,armenia(n) and greek.
    This is classic.

    ...just another example of the mentaly ill, emotionally void and intellectually inferior Turk.

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  • Grandchild
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    I'm not sure this is the place to post this but here it is. In my intro I comment as the to lies and hypocrisy that has me ashamed of my country, especially as it relates to the current administration, president, and all of their sheeple.

    In case no one remembers back to 2000 . . . here is an article about chimpy's promise to Armenians in 2000 that he is rescinding on now.

    http://www.anca.org/press_releases/p...es.php?prid=60

    Armenian National Committee of Illinois

    PRESS RELEASE

    For Immediate Release ~ 2001-03-27
    Contact: Email: [email protected] ~

    Bush Reaffirms Genocide Pledge

    Chicago - During a recent trip to Chicago to promote his tax-cut plan, President George W. Bush made statements to members of the Armenian National Committee (ANC) reaffirming his campaign pledge to "ensure that our nation properly recognizes the tragic suffering of the Armenian people."

    Bush made the statement while visiting the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to promote his $1.3 trillion tax cut to the investment community. During a tour of the trading floor, Hagop Soulakian and Sevan Loughran of the ANC of Illinois approached the President to inquire about his position on issues of concern to Armenian-Americans.

    In response to Soulakian's query, the President replied that "The Armenians are great people. You know I made a promise to you before I was elected," Bush stated. He then mentioned that he had sent a letter to the Armenian community during the presidential campaign, and concluded his comments by stating "We're going to take care of the Armenians."

    In the letter, which was written in February of 2000, Bush stated that "The Armenians were subjected to a genocidal campaign that defies comprehension ...", using the word genocide to describe the 1915 massacre of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman government. The statement was important as Bush's democratic opponent, Al Gore, and his predecessor, Bill Clinton, took great care during their eight-year administration to avoid using the 'genocide' word in their public statements in order placate the Turkish government. In recent years Turkey has spent millions of dollars on a campaign to deny the occurrence the Armenian genocide and apply political pressure on Western governments.

    "We were encouraged to hear that President Bush intends to honor the
    campaign promise he made to the Armenian-American community," stated Rita Sarrafian of the ANC of Illinois. "The entire Armenian-American community will be anxiously waiting to hear the President clearly and unambiguously characterize the Armenian Genocide as a genocide," she concluded.

    Currently, the ANC of Illinois is joining ANC's across the country in a post card campaign to urge Bush to honor his pledge. Thousands of individuals have already sent postcards to the President in the campaign, which is scheduled to conclude on April 24, 2001, the day that Armenians world-wide commemorate the Armenian Genocide. Bush is expected to release a statement on that day to mark the genocide.

    A partial text of Bush's letter appears below.
    "The twentieth century was marred by wars of unimaginable brutality, mass murder and genocide. History records that the Armenians were the first people of the last century to have endured these cruelties. The Armenians were subjected to a genocidal campaign that defies comprehension and commands all decent people to remember and acknowledge the facts and lessons of an awful crime in a century of bloody crimes against humanity. If elected President, I would ensure that our nation properly recognizes the tragic suffering of the Armenian people." (George W. Bush 2-19-2000)



    I would like to see the entire letter, but it doesn't seem available. Anyway obviously yesterday and today, chimpy seems to have forgotten his stance when he was prowling for votes.

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  • KarotheGreat
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    He is allready banned. Now the rest of them.

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  • Marie
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    Originally posted by bluewolf View Post
    look!!!armenian stupid gays.You didn't understand history and you will not anytime.Because you are miserable and you are cursed race!!


    TANRI TÜRK'Ü KORUSUN VE YÜCELTSİN!!!
    TÜRK'ÜN LANETİ ÜZERİNİZE OLSUN!
    where is the adminitrator of this forum?
    i wonder why u let those bastard turk and turkish speak...they should be banned>..

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  • Azad
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    Originally posted by ulkucu
    hocali genocide

    More azeri genociden.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvtT7gldMYw

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  • Monastras
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    Dear Siamento,

    You silly girl seem to have forgottan with what you have promissed to the people in this forum. You promissed that you can not stand the word T**rk. What happened. Please do not say that you copied this articles from somewhere else. This is your duty to change as you promissed.One more thing I can offer you is that you should visit Turkey soon and leave all your hatred behind as this does not help you.

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  • Orthodoxos
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    Urgent Action Regarding Rep. Jane Harman- Armenian Genocide Resolution

    How about all the Armenians in her district who have mistakenly voted for her??

    Armenian Genocide Resolution -- Urgent Action

    Rep. Jane Harman Secretly Seeking to Kill Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.106)


    Los Angeles Area Activists Urged to Take Action In a shocking development, sources on Capitol Hill reported today that Los Angeles area Member of Congress Jane Harman, while publicly serving as a cosponsor of the Armenian Genocide Resolution, is in fact working aggressively behind the scenes, alongside the Turkish government, to defeat this human rights legislation.

    Please take a moment to contact Rep. Harman’s office today.

    1) By phone – Please Call (202) 225-8220 and ask for Foreign Affairs Staffer Jay Hulings.Sample Phone Script:
    [The phone will be answered by a receptionist. Ask to speak to Jay Hulings, the aide that handles foreign affairs for the Congresswoman. Whether you speak to this assistant or leave a written or voicemail message, please state your name and then share the following points.]

    * I am calling to express my sharp disappointment with the Congresswoman’s betrayal of her commitment to support universal recognition of the Armenian Genocide.

    * Learning of her secretive opposition to the Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.106) is particularly troubling given her longstanding public support for this human rights legislation.

    * I am deeply troubled by her hypocrisy and wanted to tell you that I will be sharing this sad news with my friends and family in her district.
    [Close your call by asking for a written explanation of the Congresswoman’s reversal.]


    2) By email - Go to http://www.house.gov/harman/contact/email.shtml to send Rep. Harman a message - choose your words wisely.

    3) Send an ANCA email http://capwiz.com/anca/issues/alert/...384961&type=cu

    Harman wrote a letter to House Foreign Relations Committee Chair Tom Lantos Wednesday urging him to withdraw it from consideration, and announcing that she will oppose the very resolution she affixed her name to. Excerpt:

    My father was a refugee to the United States from Nazi Germany. I understand the consquences of ethnic and racial persecution, and am comitted to fighting and condemning acts of genocide wherever they occur. That is why I agreed to cosponsor H. Res. 106. I am convinced that a terrible crime was committed against the Armenian people. That crime should be recognized and condemned.However, following a visit to Turkey earlier this year that included meetings with Prime Minister Erdogan, the Armenian Orthodox Patriarch and colleagues of murdered journalist Hrant Dink, I have great concern that this is the wrong time for the Congress to consider this measure.Due to my security focus in the House, I have made 18 trips to the Middle East region over the past 14 years and am persuaded that Turkey plays a critically important role in moderating extremist forces there. Given the nature of the threat, I believe it is imperative to nurture that role -- however valid from the historical perspective, we should avoid taking steps that would embarrass or isolate the Turkish leadership.
    Attached Files
    Last edited by Orthodoxos; 10-07-2007, 09:34 AM.

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  • bluewolf
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    look!!!armenian stupid gays.You didn't understand history and you will not anytime.Because you are miserable and you are cursed race!!


    TANRI TÜRK'Ü KORUSUN VE YÜCELTSİN!!!
    TÜRK'ÜN LANETİ ÜZERİNİZE OLSUN!

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