Dr. Tom Catena, Laureate of the Aurora Prize 2017, was in Yerevan today and visited the Armenian genocide memorial. Visibly moved by the memorial, the urged us, “Don’t let the idea of genocide die out as this is something which can never happen again, this is happening now and this will continue happening in the future.”

Saying that the denial of genocide is very dangerous, he said “It’s for political reasons that some countries haven not recognized [the Armenian genocide]. It’s important that we just wake up and say ‘look this thing really happened.’

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