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A Stranger no Longer? Turkey and the Armenian question

Mount Ararat. Photo Source: Hakob via Wikimedia Commons.

According to nationalist opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, “It is very likely for the Prime Minister to go to Armenia, lay a wreath at the so-called Armenian Genocide Memorial and apologize to Armenians.” For the far right and some nationalists, recognizing the events of 1915-1918 …

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Rwanda, 19 years after the genocide

The Ndera hospitals treats victims of the genocide (photo: Swissinfo)

Rwanda commemorated the victims of its genocide last month. 7 April marked 19 years since the first 7 000 Tutsis and moderate Hutu politicians were killed by Hutu gunmen on the first day of the genocide. Over the following 100 days, an estimated 800 000 …