Monday, 20 April 2015

Armenian News...@...REMINDERS: 21 - 22 April Events

21 - 24 April - London, 10 Downing Street (AGCCC) 
100 hour Vigil starting from 6 AM on Tuesday to 10 AM on Friday 

21 April - London, St Sarkis Church (Armenian Institute) 
Let their voices be heard
Taniel Varuzhan, Siamanto, Rupen Sevag & others.

Reading of Armenian poetry as part of a wordwide coordinated
initiative in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide 
Read aloud with us the words of poets & writers arrested on 
 24 April 1915, tortured and killed. Bring you favourite texts
in Armenian, English or another language. Choose from our
basket of books..

21 April - 16 May - London, Finborough Theatre

Commemorating the exact centenary of the deportations that
began the Armenian Genocide

I Wish To Die Singing – Voices From The Armenian Genocide
is a controversial documentary drama uncovering the forgotten
secrets and atrocities of a denied genocide – featuring eye-witness
reportage, images, music, poetry from Armenia's greatest poets,
and verbatim survivor's testimonies from one of the greatest
historical injustices of all time. 

22 April - London, Amnesty International UK, Human Rights
Action Centre, London EC2A 3EA - 19:00 

Who Remembers the Armenians? 100 Years of Impunity

The event will explore how impunity and failures to bring
to justice perpetrators of atrocities leads to future atrocities
- using the Armenian genocide as the focus but looking at
subsequent crimes against humanity and genocide, right up
to the emergence of ISIS in Syria and Iraq. includes screening
of an exclusive film with Armenian genocide survivors, a

Q&A and a reception with canapés

Carla Garapedian, Armenian Film Foundation and Project Leader,
Armenian Genocides Testimonies Collection
Dr James Smith CBE, CEO of the Aegis Trust and co-founder
of the UK National Holocaust Centre
Chaired by Kate Allen, Director Amnesty International UK

The event is free but booking is required

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