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Akhaltskha’s Armenian schools barred from attending Genocide events

12:05, 24.04.2012 Region: Armenia, Georgia Theme: Society

AKHALTSKHA. – Principals from the schools of all Armenian villages surrounding, and those Armenian schools in, Georgia’s Akhaltskha city were summoned to a meeting Monday at the city’s Resource Center.

They where were warned against attending on Tuesday, and on the account of classes, the Armenian Genocide’s 97th anniversary commemoration events, which they were attending every year and without any obstructions, informs.  

This is the first instance, in the history of independent Georgia, when Akhaltskha schools are barred from taking part in Genocide commemoration activities and church requiem service.

Akhaltskha, Akhaltsikhe in Georgian, is a city in  Javakhk—Georgian name: Javakheti—which an Armenian-populated part of Georgia’s southeastern Samtskhe-Javakheti Province.

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