Monthly Archives: February 2014

Remembering the Sumgait Massacre and Gurgen Margaryan

Remembering the Sumgait Massacre and Gurgen Margaryan

Remembering the Sumgait Massacre and Gurgen Margaryan   London’s Armenians observed the 26th anniversary of the Sumgait massacre on Sunday, February 23rd. Simultaneously, we remembered the brutal murder of Gurgen Margaryan – an Armenian General who, while attending a NATO language course in Hungary in 2004, was decapitated in his sleep by ‘fellow classmate’ Ramil […]

Armenian Language Revitalization Committee Established under the Auspices of the Western Prelacy

Armenian Language Revitalization Committee Established under the Auspices of the Western Prelacy February 21, 2014 Upon the recommendation of the Representatives Assembly and the invitation of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Executive Council, last year a committee was launched within the Western Prelacy to focus on the revitalization and preservation of the Armenian […]

Armenian community in Uruguay tries to build Armenian Genocide Museum

  Armenian community in Uruguay tries to build Armenian Genocide Museum 11:37, 22 February, 2014   YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 22, ARMENPRESS. The Armenian community in Uruguay looks for ways to establish a museum of the Armenian Genocide there. The Head of the Armenian National Committee of the Southern America Hakob Tabakyan stated in a conversation with […]

Armenian Genocide conference to feature Robert Fisk

Armenian Genocide conference to feature Robert Fisk The Patrons of the Ararat Eskijian Museum present a unique conference titled “Honoring Those Who Helped Rescue a Generation of Armenian Survivors (1915-1930).” The conference will feature special guest speaker and seven-time International Journalist of the year, Robert Fisk from The Independent newspaper, gagrule.net reports. Mr. Fisk is the […]

President attended the “Haykyan» Award-Giving Ceremony established by the Youth Foundation of Armenia

President attended the “Haykyan» Award-Giving Ceremony established by the Youth Foundation of Armenia   21.02.2014   Today, at the Yerevan State Chamber Theatre, President Serzh Sargsyan attended the “Haykyan” award-giving ceremony established by the Youth Foundation of Armenia. The organizers assure that this annual award-giving ceremony intends to foster the activity of the student self-governing […]

British-Armenian All-Party Parliamentary Group Delegation at Tsiternakaberd Memorial

British-Armenian All-Party Parliamentary Group Delegation at Tsiternakaberd Memorial

British-Armenian All-Party Parliamentary Group Delegation at Tsiternakaberd Memorial Armenia, honored the memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide Tuesday, 18th February 2014, at the Tsiternakaberd Memorial and examined the British press archives from the collection of Armenian Genocide Museum. Head of the British-Armenian inter-parliamentary friendship group, Member of Parliament, Mr John Whittingdale (Conservative) said […]

British lawyer writes book about Armenian Genocide

British lawyer writes book about Armenian Genocide

British lawyer writes book about Armenian Genocide 12:38, 17 February, 2014 YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 17, ARMENPRESS: The Armenian National Committee of Great Britain will publish the book on the Armenian Genocide written by the Advisor to the Queen of the Great Britain, Professor Geoffrey Robertson, where he criticizes the denial policy of Great Britain. The Head […]

Cry for help from Syrian church leaders

Cry for help from Syrian church leaders Monday, 10 February 2014, 0:35 (EST) Christians are being targeted by militants in war-torn Syria, say church leaders in the country. Syrian church leaders raised the warning during a visit to Washington DC last week sponsored by Barnabas Fund and the Westminster Institute in the US. During their […]

Czech President Says Ottoman Mass Killings Constitute ‘Genocide

Czech President Says Ottoman Mass Killings Constitute ‘Genocide Armenian Genocide, International News, News | February 13, 2014 1:20 pm PRAGUE (RFE/RL and Armenpress) — Czech President Milos Zeman said this week that the mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey amounted to “genocide.” “Next year it will be 100 years since the genocide of the […]

Armenian Genocide recognition by Israel unlikely in near future: analyst

Armenian Genocide recognition by Israel unlikely in near future: analyst February 8, 2014 – 17:40 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – Several Armenian media outlets, including Hraparak daily, reported, citing sources, that “it’s possible for Knesset to recognize the Armenian Genocide in 2015. Israeli delegation is planning a visit to Armenia in the months to come.” Israeli political […]

Armenian physician honored by Israel for saving Jews during the Holocaust

Armenian physician honored by Israel for saving Jews during the Holocaust 17:17 07.02.2014 Haroutyoun Khachatryan, a military physician during World War II, has been posthumously awarded the “Righteous among the Nations Award” by the Jewish “Yad Vashem” institute-museum. During the event on 4th February Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Israel to Armenia Mr. Shmuel Mayrom and […]

Armenian-American musician wants to preserve Armenian musical history on film

Armenian-American musician wants to preserve Armenian musical history on film 15:37 11.02.2014 Armenian-American musician Ara Topouzian wants to preserve Detroit’s Armenian musical history on film, hometownlife.com reports. “My goal is to show the hidden story about Detroit, the ethnic community,” said the Farmington Hills resident. “Our music represents sadness, happiness, weddings, parties, picnics.” The idea for the […]

Mr Stephen Pound MP secures Nagorno-Karabakh Adjournment Debate

Mr Stephen Pound MP secures   Nagorno-Karabakh Adjournment Debate    Following the Armenian National Committee of the UK’s request, Mr Stephen Pound, MP for Ealing North, secured an adjournment debate in the House of Commons on Tuesday 11th of February.   The Debate, entitled “Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan”, allowed Mr Pound to raise his concerns over […]

Expert: French president’s statement a “slap against Turkey”

Expert: French president’s statement a “slap against Turkey”     By Siranuysh Gevorgyan ArmeniaNow reporter An Armenia-based expert in Turkish studies says French President François Hollande’s statement on the Armenian Genocide is a “French slap against Turkey”. Expert Andranik Ispiryans says before Hollande’s visit to Turkey the authorities of that country had made optimistic predictions, […]

Team Armenia Marches at Olympics Opening Ceremony

Team Armenia Marches at Olympics Opening Ceremony Team Armenia at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi SOCHI, Russia (Armenpress)—Members of the Armenian Olympic team of skiers Sergey Mikayelian, Artur Yeghoyan, Katya Galstian and alpine skier Arman Serebrakian participated in the opening ceremony of the XXII Winter Olympic Games at the “Fisht” Olympic […]

Merkel Scolds Erdogan over Genocide Denial

Merkel Scolds Erdogan over Genocide Denial Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan with German Chancellor Merkel in Berlin this week BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel scolded Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan over Turkey’s continued denial of the Armenian Genocide and urged the Turkish leader to “face its history,” reported the Turkish-language version of Hurriyet on Thursday. Erdogan, […]

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Czech President Recognizes Genocide

Czech President Recognizes Genocide Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian with Czech President Milos Zeman in Prague, Czech Republic. Jan. 30, 2014.   PRAGUE—In a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian, reported on Thursday by Asbarez, Czech Republic President Milos Zeman referred to the events of 1915 as genocide, acknowledging the upcoming centennial in 2015.“Next year marks […]

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