DOGU PERINCEK AFFIRMS THAT THANKS TO HIS ACTIVITIES SWITZERLAND WILL AMEND LAW ON DENYING GENOCIDES
Mar 19 2007
ANKARA, MARCH 19, NOYAN TAPAN – ARMENIANS TODAY. Chairman of Turkish
Workers Party Dogu Perincek considers that thanks to his "struggle"
against "assertions" of Armenians in the issue of Armenian Genocide
Switzerland may amend the law, for violation of which he was sentenced
to 90-day suspended imprisonment. "We will manage to change the Swiss
law," he affirmed adding that he is hopeful that the Swiss Cassation
Court will find him "not guilty" before the possible amendment of
According to the Marmara daily of Istanbul, Perincek said that if he
is refused by the Swiss court he will apply to the European Court on
"If even the European Court pronounces a decision favorable for
Armenians, this will be of no importance. 20 parliaments of European
countries have adopted laws on Armenian Genocide: let the European
Court also join these parliaments," the Turkish chauvinist considers.
According to Dogu Perincek’s information, the ruling political force in
Switzerland "is going to amend" the law considering denying genocides
as a crime.