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EU – European Parliament Discusses in Strasbourg "Democratisation in Turkey"


Dear Sir/Madam,

The Syriac Universal Alliance (the “SUA”) refers to the European Parliament Meeting to be held in Strasbourg from 18‐21 January 2010. We also refer to the recent Council of Europe report by Mr. Michel Hunault about Freedom of religion and other human rights for non‐Muslim minorities in Turkey and for the Muslim minority in Thrace (Eastern Greece. As you are aware,

Condolences loss of our fellow Syriac brothers and sisters, Support & Cooperation

  Hengelo (the Netherlands)

To His Beautitude Mor Ignatius Joseph III Younan,

Your Excellency, it is with much grief that we heard the heartbreaking news about the recent terrorist act in the name of Islam against our Syriac Catholic congregation in Baghdad. By all means, the Syriac Universal Alliance sharply condemns this cowardly attack.

Request for Appointment on Forthcoming Resolution on Turkey’s 2010 Progress Report


Dear Mrs. Oomen-Ruijten,

On 6 January 2011, I wrote you in relation to your Draft Motion for a Resolution on Turkey’s 2010 Progress Report (“Draft Motion”). The letter offered a humble proposal of three amendments and four new articles by the Syriac Universal Alliance. They all directly pertain to the endangered yet neglected position of the Aramean (Syriac) people

Turkish Ottoman Genocide Recognition: 4 March 2010 USA Vote!


This year marks the 95th anniversary of the Ottoman Genocide of the Aramean (Syriac), Armenian and Greek people in Turkey, perpetrated by the Ottoman Turkish government and denied to this day by the Turkish State.

Comments and Amendments for Draft Resolution on Turkey’s 2010 Progress Report


Dear Sir/Madam,

The Syriac Universal Alliance (“SUA”) refers to the Draft Motion for a Resolution on Turkey’s 2010 Progress Report written by Mrs. Ria Oomen-Ruijten and dated 25 November 2010 (“Draft Motion”). We understand that the deadline for tabling amendments to the Draft Motion is 18 January 2011, and wish to provide our critical comments and proposed amendments to the Draft Motion.

Congratulations on Installation of New Governorship in the Mardin Province


To His Excellency Turhan Ayvaz, Governor of the Mardin Province

Dear Mr. Ayvaz,

On behalf of the Syriac Universal Alliance (SUA) and all its Member Federations in Europe, the USA and Australia, it gives us great pleasure to extend our warmest congratulations on Your installation

Ottoman Genocide Resolution by Swedish Parliament: Congratulations & Pledge of Cooperation


After its immediate press release on this subject, the Syriac Universal Alliance sent congratulatory letters to all the Swedish parliamentarians for their courageous decision to vote in favor of the Ottoman Genocide resolution on 11 March 2010. In particular to the four (4) Parliamentarians who defied party politics and withstood foreign intimidation as well as the three (3) Political Parties

Turkey’s President and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Strasbourg on 24-25 January 2011 & Questions on Turkey’s Implementation of Articles 19.6 and 19.7 of the PACE Resolution 1704


Dear Sir/Madam,

We refer to Article 20 of Resolution 1704, adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (“PACE”) on 27 January 2010, which calls upon Turkey to “report back on the progress made on each point in paragraphs 16...and 19 of the present resolution by February 2011.”

EU: Comments and Amendments for Draft Resolution on Turkey’s 2011 Progress Report


In addition to the COVER LETTER BELOW, read the SUA's proposals for amendments (pp. 3-5).

Also read the "SUA Report to the United Nations Headquarters in New York City Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Human Rights Committee, 104th session, 12 - 30 March 2012"



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