Website of the Campaign for Recognition of the Armenian Genocide - E-Alerts
CRAG Logo genocide image

CRAG E-Alert - 11 August 2005

Dear Friends & Supporters:


Some of you might be aware of the debate in the House of Lords on 14 July 2005 on the theme of the 'Armenian Massacres of 1915'.

This debate was published in the Lords Hansard, and you can read the full transcript on the CRAG website on, or by logging directly on the web-link of the particular page at:

Yesterday, the Chair of CRAG addressed an official reply to Lord Triesman, and our letter will also be posted soon on the same link in the next few days - with thanks to the Webmaster.

The CRAG letter strongly disputed the claims made by Lord Triesman that no 'state of intent' could be shown with regard to the Armenian massacres, and therefore it did not qualify under the provisions of the UN Convention on Genocide of 1948.

We will keep you apprised of any response from Lord Triesman.


You might be interested to have a look at a Canadian website on the 90th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide at:

Also note the introduction to the site by Professor Amir Hassanpour of the University of Toronto.

This web-link joins the other 36 web-links that are provided for you by the CRAG website on our site. Just click at:


(i) At long last, and after an absence of many months, the CRAG Report will come out again in September 2005. The fresh issue will cover the CRAG-based 90th anniversary commemorative events of the past seven months.

It will also list the many events that are planned for the next four months of 2005 - talks, vigils, memorial services ...

(ii) Also note that the Ealing Gazette is publishing an article on the Armenian Genocide - most likely to come out on Friday, 19 August 2005. So get a copy and have a read to find out how they represented the issue and interviews with Armenians.

(iii) Do not forget to sign the pan-Armenian Petition on the Armenian Genocide. You can do so by logging on the CRAG website, downloading the page, signing it (with address) and sending it to CRAG. The direct weblink is at:

Or else, you can ask a friend for a copy of the form, or perhaps sign it at St Sarkis / St Yeghiche Armenian Churches if you plan to be there this Sunday for Sourp Asdvadzadzin.

Alternatively, you can also log on the ACCC website at and get the form from there too.


The CRAG data-base network is constantly updated and edited. If you received this message in error, or would like to be removed from the list, send an e-mail with "Please Remove" in the subject heading to Kindly accept our apologies for any inconvenience whatsoever this may have caused as we try to deal with your request.

Kindly forward this message only to friends and family whom you know would be interested in the issue. If you have received this e-mail from a friend and would like to be included on our CRAG network, send an e-mail with "Please Include" in the subject heading to - with your name and address.

Most of the news items, messages or documents that CRAG shares with you on its data-base can also usually be found on the CRAG link at (with regular updates) or for background events. CRAG remains thankful to the ACCC Webmaster for keeping the CRAG page up-to-date, and welcomes all constructive and helpful comments.

Given the numerous requests CRAG receives these days for adding addressees to its data-base, we appreciate your letting us know who you are as well since some of the electronic addresses are totally incongruous. Thanks!

Sending unsolicited e-mail is considered "spam" and is therefore deemed illegal according to both national and EU directives.

back to E-Alerts mainpage

| Website | Contact Us | ©2004 Campaign for Recognition of the Armenian Genocide