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Facebook’s new ban on Holocaust denial won’t extend to other genocides

Facebook on Monday announced it would ban any content that denies the existence of the Holocaust. The social media company told Bloomberg this policy would not extend to other historical genocides including the Rwandan and Armenian genocides. It did not clarify why denial of these genocides was still allowed on […]
Facebook’s new ban on Holocaust denial won’t extend to other genocides
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Trump’s White House press secretary invoked the ‘Armenian genocide,’ but the US government has never officially recognised it and this could anger Turkey

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany referenced an “Armenian genocide memorial” during Monday’s press briefing as a site that was recently vandalised, going against the US government’s official position on atrocities that took place during World War I. It’s widely agreed by historians that 1.5 million Armenians were killed in […]
Trump’s White House press secretary invoked the ‘Armenian genocide,’ but the US government has never officially recognised it and this could anger Turkey
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People from both sides of the aisle are slamming Rep. Ilhan Omar for refusing to vote for a resolution recognising the Armenian genocide

Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota was widely condemned for abstaining from a nearly unanimous House vote officially recognising the Armenian genocide. Omar argued that the resolution was a political statement designed to condemn Turkey, which denies the genocide, rather than a genuine defence of universal human rights. “Accountability and recognition […]
People from both sides of the aisle are slamming Rep. Ilhan Omar for refusing to vote for a resolution recognising the Armenian genocide