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- Armenian denial draft dropped prior to voting 05.05.2011
/ A bill which would criminalize the denial of allegations of a supposed 1915 'genocide' against Armenians was dropped by the French senate before it was taken to a vote.
- Disney demand drops by 90% 24.01.2012
/ The French Senate vote on the Denial Bill of the so-called Armenian genocide has already affected semester break vacations to France. In general, every year 2,000 tours are sold to Paris-Disneyland; however this year that figure has dropped to just 200.
- Turks stage mega march in Paris 21.01.2012
/ Turkish immigrant workers throughout Europe will be flocking to Paris to hold a large-scale protest of the denial bill, which foresees criminalizing the denial of Armenian allegations, should the bill be passed at the January 23rd Senate meeting.
- Freedom of expression lost in France 26.01.2012
/ Amnesty International has stated that that the acceptance of the bill which criminalizes the denial of Armenian allegations is a threat to freedom of expression.
- Clinton: France is restricting freedom of speech 27.01.2012
/ US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded to the Armenian bill recently passed by the French Senate by stating, We will never take the path towards criminalizing freedom of speech. No matter how terrifying an event and no matter how highly sensitive an issue it represents, to attempt to use government power to solve historical issues would in my opinion open a very dangerous door.
- French ruling is the result of inquisition court culture 24.01.2012
/ Foreign Affairs Minister Davutoğlu has warned France on the Armenian Bill, while France calls on Turkey for restraint.
- Democratic French MPs apply to the Constitutional Court 01.02.2012
/ A total of 65 members of the French Assembly and 77 members of the Senate have signed a motion to halt the Armenian bill which has been brought to the Constitutional Council. Members from Sarkozys party were amongst those who signed the motion.
- French democrats are taking action 28.01.2012
/ In order to appeal the French Senate ruling on the so-called genocide denial bill, 60 signatures have been collected from the Senate and 60 from the Parliament. Next week the petition will be presented to the Constitutional Council.
- President Gül: France has been belittled 25.01.2012
/ President Abdullah Gül commented on the French Senate approval of a bill which foresees criminalizing the denial of Armenian allegations.
- Algerian businessman throws down the gauntlet against France 13.01.2012
/ Rachid Nekkaz, a French businessman of Algerian heritage has set up a fund in order to help pay for the costs of being fined for denying Armenian allegations, should the bill be passed by the French senate.