Keyword: Armenian genocide

France marks first national commemoration of Armenian genocide

President Macron announced the commemoration at a meeting with representatives of the country’s large Armenian community in February.

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Sarkozy orders new genocide law after court outlaws earlier bill

President Sarkozy orders his government to draft a new law punishing denial of the Armenian genocide after a top court struck down a previous bill.

Turkey accuses France of genocide in Algeria

Turkey has accused France of genocide during its colonial occupation of Algeria, after French parliament outlawed denial of 1915 Armenian genocide.