Drawing a line connecting the Second Battle of Ypres, a predecessor of the Globe and Mail, and injustice in the Republic of Turkey, the Corning Centre expressed its views on the adverse effects of Armenian Genocide denial on genocide prevention in a recent op ed in the GM. Click here read the full piece.
On November 5th, the founder and chair of the Corning Centre, Raffi Sarkissian, presented a lecture titled 'Giving a Voice to the Voiceless- The Armenian Genocide'. The event was organized by the Institute for Global Citizenship and Equity and The School of Advancement at Centennial College as a part of the 33rd Annual Neuberger Holocaust Education Week.
The presentation focused on the difficulties to remember, commemorate and educate in face of state sponsored denial of the Armenian Genocide by the Turkish Government. With over 100 Centennial College students, faculty, staff and community members present, Sarkissian called for an end to the denial of the Armenian Genocide and the urgency to collectively commemorate past injustices and work to create a just society for all.