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Tariq Ramadan publicly recognizes the Armenian genocide

PanARMENIAN.Net - For the first time in history of the Armenians, an academic Muslim internationally renowned, professor of Islamic studies in UK, Switzerland, Japan, U.S, Tariq Ramadan publicly recognizes the Armenian genocide, independent journalist Jean Eckian told PanARMENIAN.Net

M. Tariq Ramadan has granted an exclusive interview to "Nouvelles d'Arménie Magazine", first monthly magazine of the Armenian community in France.

In answers the question from Ara Toranian: Do you and recognize you the Armenian genocide ? Ramadan replied: "I know and recognize. For me, the historical reality of Armenian genocide has not ever made the shadow of a doubt we can [...] not deny the reality of what was actually and historically genocide. ", he said. Adding, about the denial: " Denial is against the principles of my religion and against the principles of human consciousness. We can not deny the events, told PanARMENIAN.Net independent journalist Jean Eckian.

He wrote more than 35 books in French and in English.
The Armenian Genocide resolution

The resolution affirming the U.S. record on the Armenian Genocide (H.Res.252) was formally introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Adam Schiff (D.-CA), George Radanovich (R.-CA), Frank Pallone, Jr. (D.-NJ), and Mark Kirk (R.-Ill). On March 4, 2010 it was adopted with a 22-21 vote by the House Committee on Foreign Relations. A similar resolution was introduced in the Senate.

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