U.S. Armenians Sue Turkey to Visit Their Native Land Without a Passport

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com A unique lawsuit, not based on the Armenian Genocide, was filed on May 29, 2019, by two Armenian-Americans against the Turkish government in the United States Federal Court, Central District of California. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Barkev Ghazarian, 88, and his son Garo Ghazarian […]

U.S. Appeals Court Makes a Wrong Decision on Armenian Demands

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit made a decision on August 8, 2019 to deny the appeal of two lawsuits brought by several Armenian-Americans demanding compensation from the Republic of Turkey and two of its banks for confiscating their properties shortly after the […]

Is this the Beginning of the End for Turkey’s Erdogan? Stratfor Enterprises, LLC.

Jul 3, 2019 | 19:25 GMT By Sinan Ciddi Board of Contributors Sinan Ciddi Board of Contributors (MIKHAIL SVETLOV/Getty Images) Contributor Perspectives offer insight, analysis and commentary from Stratfor’s Board of Contributors and guest contributors who are distinguished leaders in their fields of expertise. Highlights In Turkey, the opposition’s Ekrem Imamoglu soundly defeated his ruling […]

An Impatient Turkey Gets Ready to Enter Northeastern Syria, Stratfor Enterprises, LLC

Aug 7, 2019 | 09:00 GMT (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images) Highlights Turkey has long warned of an imminent offensive into northeastern Syria, but its latest warnings suggest an incursion is imminent this time. A combination of Turkish impatience and a narrowing window for action could drive Ankara to finally launch the military operation. But given that […]

Turkish and Armenian Prisoners of War Held in India and Burma During WWI

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The Ottoman Empire entered World War I on the side of Germany against the alliance of France, United Kingdom, Russia, the United States, and several others. Out of 2.6 million Ottoman soldiers, 250,000 were captured by the Allied Powers as prisoners of war. Tens of thousands of […]

Kaz Dağları’nda şantiyeye kilit vuruldu

Kaz Dağları’nda yapılmak istenen altın madenine karşı Su ve Vicdan Nöbeti’nde büyük buluşma bugün gerçekleşirken, Tarım Orman-İş Sendikası temsilcileri şantiyeye kilit vuruyoruz” diyerek şantiyenin kapısını kilitledi. Şantiyede çalışmalar durduruldu. Çanakkale’de Kirazlı bölgesinde devam eden altın madeni arama çalışmalarına ve Kaz Dağları’nda yapılan doğa katliamına karşı Su ve Vicdan Nöbeti’nde bugün büyük buluşma gerçekleştirildi. Saat 16:30’da ise […]

U.S. Places Sanctions on Turkish Firm For its Corrupt Trade with Venezuela

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com In addition to U.S. and European Union punitive actions against Turkey for various violations, the U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions last week against a Turkish company “involved in a global corruption and money-laundering network directed by Venezuelan strongman Nicolas Maduro,” according to Aykan Erdemir, a former member […]

Suriyeliler meselesine hukuki yaklaşım

PROF. DR. SİBEL ÖZEL Üniversite:Harp Akademileri Komutanlığı Bölüm: Stratejik Araştırmalar Enstitüsü Suriyeliler meselesine hukuki yaklaşım Prof. Dr. Sibel ÖZEL Marmara Üniv. Hukuk Fak.  Milletlerarası Özel Hukuk Anabilimdalı Bşk. Cumhuriyet, 29.7.19 Suriyeliler sorununun insan hakları ile ilgili sloganlar, faşistlik ithamları ve siyasal çıkarların ötesinde sağlıklı bir biçimde tartışılması ancak konuya ilişkin uluslararası ve ulusal hukuk normlarının […]

Associate of Michael Flynn Is Found Guilty of Secretly Lobbying for Turkey

Image Bijan Kian, a former business associate of Michael T. Flynn, was accused of secretly lobbying for Turkey.CreditCreditJacquelyn Martin/Associated Press By Adam Goldman July 23, 2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A business associate of the former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn was convicted on Tuesday in Northern Virginia of secretly lobbying for Turkey, a victory […]