I’ve had some emails this week about the House Committee on Foreign Affairs voting on the ‘Armenian Genocide Bill’. Both groups pro and anti informed me about their stance and some asked me to write letters to the Committee to support their point of view.
Now the resolution is accepted. I always thought I was against it mainly because politicians shouldn’t decide about history for political reasons. That still stands, but a few days ago I read an opinion by columnist Orhan Kemal Cengiz on this and I would like to share it. It totally matches what I thought but could never put into words. In short: if only there was a real human rights concern behind these kinds of legislation. Click here and read!