CoE Commissioner for Human Rights: Deportation and massacre of Armenians was massive violation of human rights

April 18, 2015 6:10 AM

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Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, reflected on the Armenian Genocide, Armenian-Turkish relations and human rights in his article titled “Armenian-Turkish Reconnections and Human Rights,” published on the Council of Europe’s official website.

“History continues to divide Armenian and Turkish officialdom, but there are many civil society, cultural and academic initiatives aiming to reconnect the two societies. April 24 marks the centennial of the beginning of the mass killings, deportations and dispossession of Armenians in the Ottoman Em...

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