The Applicability of the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide to Events which Occurred During the Early Twentieth Century

6/2/2011

ICTJ

This memorandum is a legal analysis of the applicability of the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide to events which occurred in Turkey-Armenia during the early twentieth century. It was drafted by independent legal counsel based on a request made to ICTJ on the basis of the Memorandum of Understanding entered into by The Turkish Armenian Reconciliation Commission in 2002. It addresses solely the applicability of the Genocide Convention to the events.

Date published: 
1/1/2002