Temporary exhibition under the title “Armenian Sport and Gymnastics in the Ottoman
Empire” has been opened last week in Paris. At the same day the presentation of the
book with the same title has also took place.
The exhibition will be opened until 12 th of
On the next day, in May 27, at “Sahak-Mesrop” cultural center of Marseille another
exhibition was opened under the title “Armenian Genocide Front Page Coverage in the
AGMI Director Hayk Demoyan delivered a lecture to the visitors of the
exhibition, and presented authentic testimonies of Armenian Genocide in the
international press. The world press of twentieth century was aware of the genocide
committed against the Armenians. News about the massacres committed by the
Young Turks against the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire were published
almost every day in the world press. Today Ankara is pursuing a denial policy
presenting false proofs and history, whereas these proofs of the international press
leave no doubt.
AGMI Director also answered to the questions of the guests, which were mainly
related to Armenia-Turkey relations, conflict of Artsakh, and the recognition of the
Armenian Genocide by Turkey and international society.
Hayk Demoyan also
presented the French edition of the book published last year “Armenian Genocide:
Front Page Coverage in World Press”, which is an illustrated volume containing many
photos, postcards and caricatures.