GENOCIDE EXPERT CALLS ON ISRAEL TO ‘PUT ARMENIAN GENOCIDE ISSUE BEFORE POLITICS’
An American born Genocide expert, Israel Charney, calls on the Israel
to put the Armenian Genocide issue before politics, according to the
Israeli newspaper Haaretz.
Charny who currently lives in Jerusalem, is said to be wary of a
renewed push for detente between Israel and Turkey, a move which may
reportedly torpedo his campaign for recognition.
“The whole business of rapprochement with Turkey is a game that
politicians should and must play, because we want to get out of that
process as much as possible,” the paper quoted him as telling Anglo
file earliwe this week. “But I don’t think it should be done with the
illusion that we’re dealing with anything but a totalitarian,
dangerous government. I don’t think we should ever compromise again on
the ethical principal whether to deny the Armenian genocide or not –
that should not be a basis for the attempt to remarry after the
From: A. Papazian