By studying the historical development of the Armenian genocide and other example of genocide, students could make the connection between history and how history can be used as a tool to prevent atrocities. There was no word to accurately describe what the Turks were d...

December 20, 2018

It is therefore not simply the repeal of Article 301 that must be called for, but what constitutes its ideological basis, State-sponsored denial.

November 5, 2018

When we contact Facebook about this and tell them that we do not need to request permission to run ads related to politics (according to them), Facebook simply sends back the same standard response that says, "You must authorize your page to run ads related to pol...

August 20, 2018

Following the recent attack on nine people, among them LGBT activists, in the Syunik region of Armenia, Hyestart decided to join a group of Armenian organizations and prominent persons calling for legal reforms to address LGBT discrimination in Armenia. See open letter...

All people have an equal right to live free from violence, persecution, discrimination and stigma. International human rights law establishes legal obligations on States to ensure that every person without distinction can enjoy these rights. What happened in Armenia on...

Cultural models become the ways individuals experience themselves, their collectivities and the world. Culture is a rich resource used by different social agents in various social projects within specific power relations and political discourse in and out the collectiv...

May 18, 2018

Through his solemn and meaningful visit to the Armenian genocide monument in Geneva's Parc Trembley, Turkish publisher Ragip Zarakolu keeps alive the hope of a possible reconciliation based on a number of key values including truth. Thanks to him. A gesture which comma...

Democratic states have a responsibility to respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of all their citizens. Therefore states must ensure that they have taken all reasonable measures to prevent, investigate and punish all forms of violence based on gender or against...

November 25, 2017

Freedom of expression and human rights are more seriously threatened today than ever before in Turkey. According to the platform of independent journalism, 90 journalists, writers and human rights defenders will appear before Turkish courts in the coming days. Let us...

October 13, 2017

On Friday 13 October, Hyestart led a successful trip to the Frankfurt book fair to promote contemporary Armenian literature through to the Vartanouche Krikorian translation grant. This year the book selected by Hyestart and its partner, the ARI Literature Foundation, i...

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