California Senate Votes to Divest From Turkey

Following pressure from Armenian community groups, the Californian senate passed the Turkey Divestment Bill with a vote of 35-0 earlier this year. This means public bodies in the state will now be able to opt out of investments linked to the regime in Turkey. The Turkish state’s continued denial of the 1915 Armenian genocide and … Read more

Turkish Expansionism Causes Tension With Neighbours

The past few weeks have seen growing tension between Turkey and other states in the Eastern Mediterranean. The discovery of gas reserves of the coast of Turkish-occupied Cyprus have seen increased Turkish military presence in the area. Things came to a head in recent days as patrols by Turkish naval vessels and aircraft entered Greek … Read more

Armenian Kurds Protest Turkish Attacks in Shengal

Members of the Kurdish community and representatives of various Kurdish institutions met in Yerevan to protest the Turkish state’s military action in Shengal. The air-strikes carried out by Turkey hit Yazidi communities previously threatened by ISIS and have been condemned by activists across the world. Activists marched into the United Nations building in the city … Read more