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Subject: International Affirmation of the Armenian Genocide



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International Affirmation of the Armenian Genocide

The fact of the Armenian Genocide by the Ottoman government has been documented, recognized, and affirmed in the form of media and eyewitness reports, laws, resolutions, and statements by many states and international organizations. The complete catalogue of all documents categorizing the 1915 wholesale massacre of the Armenian population in Ottoman Empire as a premeditated and thoroughly executed act of genocide, is extensive.

Below is a brief list of those states and organizations which have acknowledged the Armenian Genocide.


Resolutions, Laws, and Declarations

- Netherlands, House of Representatives, Resolution - December 21, 2004
- Slovakia, National Assembly, Resolution - November 30, 2004
- Canada, House of Commons, Resolution - April 21, 2004
- Argentina, Senate, Declaration - March 31, 2004
- Uruguay, Law - March 26, 2004
- Argentina, Draft Law - March 18, 2004
- Switzerland (Helvetic Confederation), National Council, Resolution - December 16, 2003
- Argentina, Senate, Resolution - August 20, 2003
- Canada, Senate, Resolution - June 13, 2002
- Common Declaration of His Holiness John Paul II and His Holiness Karekin II at Holy Etchmiadzin, Republic of Armenia - September 27, 2001
- Prayer of John Paul II, Memorial of Tzitzernagaberd - September 26, 2001
- Council of Europe, Parliamentary Assembly, Declaration - April 24, 2001
- France, Law - January 29, 2001
- Italy, Chamber of Deputies, Resolution - November 16, 2000
- European Parliament, Resolution - November 15, 2000
- France, Senate, Draft Law - November 7, 2000
- Lebanon, Parliament, Resolution - May 11, 2000
- Sweden, Parliament, Report - March 29, 2000
- France, National Assembly, Draft Law - May 28, 1998
- Council of Europe, Parliamentary Assembly, Declaration - April 24, 1998
- Belgium, Senate, Resolution - March 26, 1998
- Lebanon, Chamber of Deputies, Resolution - April 3, 1997
- U.S., House of Representatives, Resolution 3540 - June 11, 1996
- Greece (Hellenic Republic), Parliament, Resolution - April 25, 1996
- Russia, Duma, Resolution - April 14, 1995
- Argentina, Senate, Resolution - May 5, 1993
- European Parliament, Resolution - June 18, 1987
- U.S., House of Representatives, Joint Resolution 247 - September 12, 1984
- Cyprus, House of Representatives, Resolution - April 29, 1982
- U.S., House of Representatives, Joint Resolution 148 - April 9, 1975
- Uruguay, Senate and House of Representatives, Resolution - April 20, 1965
- U.S., Senate, Resolution 359 - May 11, 1920
- U.S., Congress, An Act to Incorporate Near East Relief - August 6, 1919
- U.S., Senate, Concurrent Resolution 12 - February 9, 1916
- France, Great Britain, and Russia, Joint Declaration - May 24, 1915


International Organizations


- International Center for Transitional Justice Report Prepared for TARC - February 10, 2003
- European Alliance of YMCAs - July 20, 2002
- Le Ligue des Droits de l'Homme - May 16, 1998
- The Association of Genocide Scholars - June 13, 1997
- Parlamenta Kurdistane Li Derveyi Welat - April 24, 1996
- Union of American Hebrew Congregations - November 7, 1989
- Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, Verdict of the Tribunal - April 16, 1984
- World Council of Churches - August 10, 1983


Official Reports


UN Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities - July 2, 1985
UN War Crimes Commission Report - May 28, 1948
UN General Assembly Resolution - December 11, 1946


Turkish Military Tribunal (1919)


Verdict ("Kararname") of the Turkish Military Tribunal - July 5, 1919
Indictment of the Turkish Military Tribunal - 1919


Treaty of Sevres (1920)


Treaty of Sevres - August 10, 1920


Heads of State


Konstantinos Stefanopoulos, President of Greece - 1996
Francois Mitterrand, President of France - 1984
Al-Husayn Ibn 'Ali, Sharif of Mecca - 1917


U.S. Presidential Statements


George W. Bush - 2001-present
Bill Clinton - 1994- 2000
George Bush -1990
Ronald Reagan - 1981
Jimmy Carter - 1978
Woodrow Wilson - 1920


States and Provincial Governments


Australia
Canada
Italy
Switzerland
United States - 46 states


Municipal Governments


Canada
France
Italy
United States - 21 states


Public Petitions


- Statement by 126 Holocaust Scholars, Holders of Academic Chairs, and
- Directors of Holocaust Research and Studies Centers - March 7, 2000
- Statement by Concerned Scholars and Writers - April 24, 1998

For more complete and in-depth accounts of the international affirmation of the Armenian Genocide, please use the links to selected quality sites outside the Armenian Foreign Ministry website.
 
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