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Thursday, December 22, 2005

Privilege Call for 'Armenian Genocide'

"Privilege Call for 'Armenian Genocide'

Published: Thursday, December 22, 2005

The statement issued last week by 19 French historians calling for the cancellation of four laws determined by parliament in relation to historical issues has been finally answered.

Thirty-three people including writers, judges, and researchers, some of whom are of Armenian origin, released a declaration stating, “Let’s not mix everything up.”

Accordingly, the law relating to colonialism, the main reason behind the history debates, may be canceled; however, the other three laws, including the one related to the “Armenian genocide” will not, it is said, because they do not hinder freedom of expression. "

Privilege Call for 'Armenian Genocide'