Armenian Genocide

Turkish AKP politician linked to Osmanen Germania boxing gang in Germany

An investigative report links Ankara to a boxing gang in Germany accused of going after opponents of the Turkish government. The report ties a …

Turkey

MK Lapid calls for parliamentary revenge against Erdogan

Former foreign minister Tzipi Livni told the 'Post' Netanyahu’s Europe trip was a missed opportunity.<p>Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could have …

Israel

The Complicated History of Armenian Women's Genocide-Era Tattoos

Inside the Natural History Museum's new exhibit "Tattoo," ink on flesh takes myriad forms. A touring exhibition that originated at Musée du quai …

Los Angeles

How Chris Cornell Can Live On In 2018

Chris Cornell’s last song, “The Promise,” has been nominated for a Best Rock Performance Grammy for 2018.<p>I wrote the article <b>Why Chris Cornell Is The</b> …

Eddie Vedder

Rutgers president defends anti-Semitic professors

The president of Rutgers University in New Jersey has come under fire after he publicly defended several professors accused of anti-Semitism, and …

Israel

Chris Cornell's 'The Promise' Gets Theatrical Video

Chris Cornell turns up in a new video for 'The Promise' featuring footage from the film of the same name.Continue reading…

Chris Cornell

Perfectionism & Hate Speech Law

Shaun O’Dwyer on reconciling free speech with protection against hate speech.

Censorship

Review: United Airlines 787-9 Business Class Singapore to Los Angeles - Live and Let's Fly

This will be a briefer review than my Los Angeles to Singapore outbound flight, but I do want to highlight United’s catering and service out of …

Airlines

'Intent To Destroy' director Joe Berlinger: 'Armenians deserve their 'Schindler's List''

<i>Joe Berlinger's documentary, "Intent To Destroy," was partly filmed on the set of "The Promise," a feature film that co-starred Christian Bale (in</i> …

Documentaries

'It's an insult': Defaced war memorial leaves visitors shocked, gets quick cleanup

Just as Remembrance Day ceremonies got underway Saturday morning, a war memorial was defaced in the borough of Saint-Laurent.<p>Berj Merdjani saw the …

Canadian News

Film Review: ‘Intent to Destroy: Death, Denial & Depiction’

Director:Joe BerlingerCast:Terry George, Atom Egoyan, Eric BogosianRelease Date:Nov 10, 2017<p>1 hour 55 minutes<p>Official Site: …

Adolf Hitler

Joe Berlinger Risks Turkey’s Ire With Armenian Genocide Doc ‘Intent To Destroy’

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger doesn’t mind taking on some powerful forces.<p>He squared off with oil giant Chevron in <i>Crude</i>. In the <i>Paradise …

Movies

Documentary 'Intent to Destroy' examines Armenian genocide

Like the recent “Architects of Denial,” the documentary “Intent to Destroy” is another strong look at how an estimated 1.5 million Christian Armenians were murdered between 1915 and 1918 by the Ottoman Empire (which became the modern Republic of Turkey), and why, a century later, the Turkish …

Christian Bale

Review: ‘Intent to Destroy’ Shows That the Armenian Past Is Not Over

A level-headed documentary lies behind the hot-blooded title of “Intent to Destroy: Death, Denial & Depiction.” While there may be no completely dispassionate way to discuss its topic — the Armenian genocide — the film’s balance of emotion and composure helps make its stories even stronger.<p>Some 1.5 …

System of a Down Frontman To Honor Chris Cornell In Beautiful Way

The Los Angeles Committee of Human Rights Watch has announced today that it will be presenting the inaugural Promise Award at this year’s dinner on …

Chris Cornell

“Intent to Destroy” Offers a Meditative History of the Armenian Genocide

In <i>Intent to Destroy</i>, documentarian Joe Berlinger attempts to assemble a sort of meditative history of the Armenian genocide and its century-long …

New York City

'Intent to Destroy': Film Review

Joe Berlinger's documentary recounts the story of the Armenian Genocide and Turkey's denials of it.<p>It must have seemed like a good idea at the time …

Documentaries

Dean Cain Reveals Why He's Taking on the Armenian Genocide

The Armenian Genocide is one of the least talked about yet one of the most tragic periods in history. The calculated slaughter of some 1.5 million …

German police clash with Kurdish protesters in Düsseldorf

Clashes between police and Kurdish protesters occurred over banned PKK symbols. Germany has taken a harder line against PKK symbols in response to …

Turkey

Political author attacked at Istanbul Book Fair

Sebahattin Onkibar, who recently penned "Asena" on the political life of Erdogan-challenger, Merel Aksener, was attacked while signing autographs. …

Turkey

How Has Armenian Identity Lived On After the Genocide? A Local Filmmaker Looks to the Arts

Several years ago, when Armenians across the globe were preparing to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the genocide that created diasporan …

Los Angeles

Explore This Collection of Some of the Most Iconic Photos in History

<i>By Chief Photographer's Mate (CPHoM) Robert F. Sargent [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons</i>There are many great things about photography, if you …

Wikimedia

Genocide, Famine And Refugees On Film: Humanitarianism And The First World War * | Past & Present

The First World War had an undeniable effect on the business of relief work.1 At the same time, the humanitarian movement indelibly shaped public …

Save the Children

Prosecutor Says Homeland Security At SFO Asked If He Joined ISIS

SAN FRANCISCO INT’L AIRPORT (CBS SF) – A prosecutor with the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office said federal agents detained him and asked …

War

Rutgers Prof. Blames Jews For Armenian Genocide In Anti-Semitic Facebook Posts

A Rutgers University professor has published multiple anti-Semitic social media posts in recent months — including blaming the Armenian genocide on …

Joe Berlinger’s Armenian Genocide Film ‘Intent To Destroy’ Wins Best Doc at Doc LA

Joe Berlinger’s documentary about the Armenian genocide <i>Intent to Destroy</i> won the top Best Documentary Film Award at 2017 DOC LA. The film-in-film …

Movies

On the Town: Film festival puts Glendale in the spotlight

Every film festival has to have an Awards Show and the Glendale International Film Festival was no exception.<p>On Sunday, some 90 optimistic filmmakers packed Glendale’s Gauchos Village Brazilian Steakhouse, each wanting a coveted award for their film.<p>Elegantly flamboyant fest director <b>Velvet Rhodes</b> …

Filmmaking

German-Turkish writer Dogan Akhanli returning home after arrest in Spain

Two months after his arrest in Spain on a Turkish warrant, the German-Turkish writer and Recep Tayyip Erdogan critic Dogan Akhanli has arrived home …

Turkey

Metro Detroit composer Dan Yessian's music heads to Armenia, his homeland

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>TODAY'S TOP STORIES Congrats, Justin Verlander! You're a World Series champion | 0:50<p>Congratulations on winning the World Series, …

Detroit

What Is the Tatmadaw’s Plan for the Rohingya?

Myanmar’s military has spent decades engineering a genocide.

Asia