02 July 2007
AXA French Insurance Company has published the list of people who were insured by its Turkish branch till 1915 and who fell victims to the Armenian Genocide. Heirs of the Genocide victims, who find last names of their ancestors in the list, should file an application till October 1, 2007.
Besides, those who are sure that their ancestors were insured by AXA can also submit applications. According to an agreement concluded with the company, AXA will assign $17 million in all. $3 million will be allocated to Armenian benevolent organizations functioning in France. $3 million will cover the costs and will also be spent on notifications to the victims' relations. $11 million will be allotted to the fund that will start paying insurance fees.
The lists of people insured by AXA are posted on www.armenianinsurancesettlement.com