Valérie Boyer to come up with another initiative to criminalize denial
16:22, 15 December, 2012
YEREVAN, DECEMBER 15, ARMENPRESS: Valérie Boyer member of National
Assembly of France has once again come up with another initiative to
criminalize denial of genocides, including the Armenian Genocide.
Armenpress reports referring to CNNTurk channel.
Boyer, who represents the Bouches-du-Rhône department and is a member
of the Union for a Popular Movement led by Nicolas Sarkozy, suggests
French National Assembly setting up a committee to investigate the
causes of rejection of the previous genocide denial bill by the French
After his 2012 visit to Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex Philippe
Marini, member of Union for a Popular Movement, declared that after
the formation of new French Parliament the draft law on the law
criminalizing the denial of Armenian Genocide would be again presented
to the Parliament. `New document should be indisputable from legal
point of view. The main goal of the document is to punish people
denying the fact of Armenian Genocide’ he underlined.
The law criminalizing the denial of Genocide which was adopted by the
Parliament of France on December 2011, and afterwards by Senate of
France on January, 2012 in a result of the efforts of some Turkish
deputies was presented to the Constitutional Court and was considered