Author Archives: Secretary

10 Jun

A bad day in the Bundestag

  There is possibly not one German parliamentarian sufficiently well informed to pass judgment on what happened to the Armenians during the First World War. If there is such a person, he or she could never vote for such a ...

03 Jun

Germany is Wrong, Still Not Genocide

Australian Turkish Advocacy Alliance (ATAA) questions the wisdom behind the Bundestag’s decision to pass a motion calling the events of 1915 as genocide. Genocide is a precisely defined legal term, as upheld by the European Court of Human Rights. The ...

16 May

Armenian Propaganda and the Anzacs

‘‘Friends tell the truth’’ but don’t let the truth spoil a good story! History without contextual understanding serves to no purpose, else than furthering the narrator’s biased agenda. Most of the respected academics today are aware of the hardships of ...

08 May

ATA-A Remembers the Betrayal by O’Farrell, Robertson.

Representatives from Australian Turkish Advocacy Alliance have laid flowers to the New South Wales parliament on the third anniversary of a motion that unfairly vilified the ancestors of Australian-Turkish community. On May 8, 2013, the NSW Parliament lower house passed ...