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New postponement of Aramean (Syriac) monastery case

  London, UK

The Syriac Universal Alliance (SUA), the recognized United Nations NGO representing the Aramean (Syriac) people worldwide, reports that the court trial held in relation to one of the several Mor Gabriel Monastery trials on Wednesday 14 July 2010 in Midyat, Turkey, has once again been postponed to 3 November 2010.

Sweden to recognize Aramean (Syriac) Genocide

  Stockholm

The Swedish parliament passed on Thursday a historic resolution recognizing the 1915 mass killings of 2,5 million Armenians, Pontian Greeks and Arameans (Syriacs) as genocide. Sweden is the first and only nation that has officially accepted the Aramean genocide.

Breaking News: Foreign Affairs committee passes Armenian Genocide resolution, H.Res.252

New York

The Syriac Universal Alliance (SUA)[1] reports that just minutes ago, the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs approved the resolution 252 recognizing the Armenian Genocide. The controversial measure passed in a closer-than-expected vote of 23-22.

New postponement of Syriac monastery case and clear pattern of Turkish delay in court proceedings

  London, UK

The Syriac Universal Alliance (SUA), the recognized United Nations NGO representing the Aramean (Syriac) people worldwide, reports that the court trial held in relation to one of the several Mor Gabriel Monastery trials, on Wednesday, 17 February 2010, in Midyat, Turkey, has once again been postponed.

Syriac Universal Alliance’s recommendations adopted by Council of Europe

Stockholm

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (“Council of Europe”) adopted Resolution 1704 on Wednesday 27 January that calls upon Turkey to seriously address the issue of minority rights. The Syriac Universal Alliance (“SUA”), which represents the Aramean (Syriac) people as an international NGO at the United Nations, engaged extensively with parliamentarians and parliamentary advisors. These efforts resulted in the SUA’s recommendations being accepted by the Council of Europe.

Syriac Monastery Loses Forestry Cases (June 2009)

Midyat, Turkey – In an astonishing verdict, the Syriac Universal Alliance (SUA), a recognized NGO at the United Nations that represents the Aramean (Syriac) people worldwide, reports that the court trial held today on Wednesday, June 24 2009, in Midyat, Turkey, has resulted in a lose of the “Forestry Case” by the Saint (Mor) Gabriel Monastery. However, in another puzzling decision, the Court also ruled today in favour of the Monastery on the “Treasury” Case. 

Syriac Monastery in Turkey Court Proceeding Status (June 2009)

London, UK

In an astonishing verdict, the Syriac Universal Alliance (SUA), a recognized NGO at the United Nations that represents the Aramean (Syriac) people worldwide, reports that the court trial held today on Wednesday, June 24 2009, in Midyat, Turkey, has resulted in a lose of the “Forestry Case” by the Saint (Mor) Gabriel Monastery.

Syriac Monastery Treasury Case Again Postponed (June 2009)

Midyat, Turkey – The Syriac Universal Alliance (SUA), a recognized NGO at the United Nations that represents the Aramean (Syriac) people worldwide, reports that the court trial held today on Wednesday, June 17 2009, in Midyat, Turkey, has once again been postponed.

Syriac Monastery Wins Land Boundary Case, More Cases Postponed

Midyat, Turkey – In a landmark decision, the local Midyat Court has reversed the initial decision taken on 29 August 2008 by the Turkish Land Registration Court, which had granted three surrounding villages more than 110 hectares of land originally owned by the Syrian Orthodox Monastery. Later court cases saw claims of more than 300 Hectares of land by the surrounding villages for this Boundary Line dispute – all of which have been rejected by the court.

 

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