Armenian Genocide : discussion between two human rights defenders from Armenia and Turkey

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Artak Kirakosyan, from Armenia, and Yusuf Alatas, from Turkey, both members of the FIDH International Board, sat down recently at FIDH headquarters in Paris to discuss the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide and the prospect for reconciliation between the two countries.

"Turkey has to accept that a genocide was committed on a certain population and only after that can a fair solution be discussed that will satisfy the victims, at least morally." - Yusuf Alatas

Artak Kirakosyan and Yusuf Alatas also contributed to the FIDH, CSI, IHD, HRFT joint manifesto: 100 years after the Armenian Genocide: A manifesto for memory and justice

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