D., who was released from prison this week, was incarcerated in one cell with six other girls; now she’s dreaming about the boy she met for a moment in the prisoners van.19:00 29.04.16 | 2 comments
French Parliament recognises the Armenian genocide but the most promiment French Ottoman historian, Gilles Veinstein, does not (see 'Three Questions About The Armenian Massacres'). His reputation as the France's leading scholarly authority was affirmed when he was appointed to the College de France. Nor is he alone. Jean-Michel Thibaux was so outraged that he moved to Turkey to teach there instead. Another French historian, Pierre Nora explained "The French parliament is being held captive by Armenian pressure groups." France, by the way, has the largest European disapora community. It was with French weapons that the Armenians slaughtered Ottoman Muslims during their uprising. A French court also prosecuted Bernard Lewis for disputing the veracity of the Armenian claims - Bernard Lewis is a man cited by the Encyclopedia of History as the most distinguished in his field. So let us not pretend that the French parliament has taken a historical decision, its political.