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  • Obama won't use term 'genocide' at 100th anniversary commemoration of Armenian massacres

    Obama won't use term 'genocide' at 100th anniversary commemoration of Armenian massacres
    White House officials have decided that President Obama will not use the word “genocide” to describe the killings of more than 1 million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turks when he commemorates the deaths  Friday, the 100th anniversary of the massacres.
  • White House will display Armenian Orphan Rug next month

    White House will display Armenian Orphan Rug next month
    The White House will be displaying the Armenian Orphan Rug, also known as the Ghazir Rug, as part of an exhibit at the White House Visitors Center from Nov. 18 to 23, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced on Wednesday. The exhibit – titled...

    Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans

    Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans
    A petition on Whitehouse.gov is urging President Barack Obama to display a rug woven by Armenian orphans at a refugee camp in 1920. The tapestry was donated to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, as a gift to thank Americans for their humanitarian...

    White House petition: Remove "comfort women" memorial

    Flooding inboxes at Glendale City Hall with emails didn’t work, neither did pleas from Japanese politicians, but now those who oppose a Glendale monument to women used as sex slaves by the Japanese Army during World War II are trying a different...

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago. The lawmakers have...