Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Sweden’s Left Party proposes to include materials on Armenian Genocide in school textbooks

Sweden’s Left Party has initiated the inclusion of materials on the 1915 Armenian Genocide and the Genocide of Assyrians and Pontic Greeks into the school textbooks, said Hans Linde, a Foreign Affairs spokesperson for the Left Party, Horizon Weekly reports.

Linde said that in order to prevent new genocides, it is necessary to recognize the past genocides and tell the wide masses about these crimes. 

The Swedish parliament recognized the Armenian Genocide on March 11, 2010.