April 20, 2007 - 15:06 AMT
April 24 proclaimed as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day in Chicago
The Chicago City Council adopted a resolution, according to which April 24 is being proclaimed as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. Mayor of Chicago Richard Daley has undersigned the resolution, the PanARMENIAN.Net journalist was told in the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). In 2005 the American State of Illinois became 11th in number to include facts of genocide in curriculum of schools and colleges of the state. Currently 12 of 19 Congressmen from Illinois express their support for H. Res. 106, which recognizes the Armenian Genocide.