Day archives: April 1st, 2020

This Is Who Patrick Devedjian Was

This Is Who Patrick Devedjian Was

In 1981, ASALA members occupied the Turkish Embassy in Paris and held more than 50 people hostage for 15 hours. Due to this, Patrick Devedjian withdrew from the mayoral election and chose to defend the four young Armenian ASALA members in court. Devedjian and his team made sure that the ASALA members be called “combatants” …