Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Professor Criticized for Genocide Views [Cal State Long Beach]

Rosaura Figueroa and Erin McKenzie, Daily 49er, February 13, 2008

"'[It's] not possible to consider a denialist point of view,' said Akcam.

Hovannisian added that to invite a scholar who supported the Turkish government's official stance was equivalent to inviting a Holocaust denier to a forum on the genocide of the Jewish population and others during the times of Nazi Germany."

CSUF Geta a Taste of Armenian Culture [Cal State Fullerton]

Joshua Burton, Daily Titan, February 13, 2008

"The performance and events like it are strongly supported by the Armenian community, a support which could be felt in the words of the audience afterward.

'It brings diversity,' said Alex Der Alexanian, an Orange County Armenian activist. 'It teaches the community new cultures they might not know from their usual experiences.'"

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Berkeley City Council Calls for Genocide Recognition [UC Berkeley]

Press Release, ANC-San Francisco, January 29, 2008

"I’m glad to see Berkeley once again stand up for human rights,” said Shant Hagopian, a UC Berkeley student and Bay Area ANC activist. “This resolution is one more step forward on the path to justice.”