European Court of Human Rights

Genocide Scholars Protest
European Human Rights Court Decision

In response to a December 2013 ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Switzerland, a group of prominent genocide scholars has issued a letter to the Court. The ECHR had ruled in favor of those denying the fact that the Ottoman massacres of the Armenians in 1915 constituted genocide. The scholars write that the decision was political, not legal, and based on faulty information. Read further...