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Serj Tankian says his politicisation came from hypocrisy of Armenian genocide de

19:29, 07.07.2012 Region: World News, Diaspora

World famous Armenian-American musician Serj Tankian said his activism and politicization came from the hypocrisy of the denial in the US of the Armenian genocide.

“I think my activism and politicisation came from the hypocrisy of the denial in the US of the Armenian genocide - and then realising how many other causes, be it human rights or environmentally oriented causes, are suppressed for political capital and gain,” he said talking to The New Zealand Herald.

The author of the article calls Tankian “mouthpiece for Armenians wanting official recognition of genocide committed by Turkey during World War I.”

 

 

 

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