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Independence Day celebration Photos 20 Sept 2014

Independence Day celebration Photos 20 Sept 2014

Independence Day celebration Photos 20 Sept 2014

‘For Armenia’ A Charity in Armenia

‘For Armenia’ A Charity in Armenia “For Armenia” is a charitable non-governmental organisation, which was established in 2007 in Armenia and is run by the director Gayane Gevorgyan with the help of family, Zepyur and Ani Batikyans, friends and a group of dedicated volunteers. The purpose of the NGO is to support cultural and social […]

Robert Fisk: Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims

Robert Fisk: Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims

Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims Obama’s air strikes on Isis in northern Iraq are hypocritical, and a sense of déjà vu is understandable He wouldn’t bomb Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s bloody caliphate when it was butchering the majority Shia Muslims of Iraq. But Barak Obama is riding […]

Armenian theatre in Edinburgh 18-25th Aug 2014

Armenian theatre in Edinburgh 18 – 25 Aug Dear Friends, this year the Moscow Armenian Theatre will take part in Edinburgh Fringe Festival 18-25 Aug with performance “The Human Voice” by following address: Spotlites @ The Merchant’s Hall Venue 278, 22 Hanover St. at 5.45 pm. We’ll be very glad if you’ll distribute this information, […]

Fighting for Honor: Turkish scholar publishes accounts by Armenian Genocide survivors

Fighting for Honor: Turkish scholar publishes accounts by Armenian Genocide survivors PhotolureRageb Zarakolu By GAYANE MKRTCHYAN ArmeniaNow reporter A Turkish version of “The Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey. Testimonies of Survivors”, a three-volume collection of archival documents covering the 1916-1917 period, has been published in one volume, in 1500 copies in Turkey by intellectual, human rights […]

Syrian Armenian Emergency Relief Fund Committee: Successful Walk-A-Thon raises over £4000

Raffi Sarkissian interview with Civilitas Foundation, Yerevan

The Armenian Lobby in the UK ՈՒրբաթ, 20 հունիս, 2014 – 22:00 | Սիվիլնեթ Բաժիններ` REPORTS IN ENGLISH, ԴԻՏԱԿԵՏ, ԼՐԱՀՈՍ, ՀԱՐՑԱԶՐՈՒՅՑՆԵՐ, ՍԻՎԻԼՆԵԹ How can the UK Armenian Community impact UK policy on Armenia and the region? Raffi Sarkissian, a community activist, talks about this and other activities in London and throughtout the United Kingdom.

Syria appeal – Urgent appeal to members of our community

General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years

General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years

A Long-Long Way Home… General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years The journey of the unique Manuscript of famous Armenian General Andranik is very similar to the journey of many Armenian survivors of the First Genocide of the XX century. Dr. Hratch Kouyoumjian, a well-known member of the Armenian […]

Video explaining the “Forget-Me-Not” flower – symbol of the Armenian Genocide

Aram, “You Are Not Alone”, our votes and hearts are with you!

Aram, “You Are Not Alone”, our votes and hearts are with you! LET US BRING EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2015 TO ARMENIA, WHAT A TRIUMPH IT WOULD BE FOR OUR NATION IN SUCH A SIGNIFICANT ANNIVERSARY YEAR… Armenia has stormed into Eurovision Song Contest this year with talented singer and songwriter Aram Sargsyan, alias Aram Mp3. […]

Forgotten Rutgers prof who coined ‘genocide’ now getting his due

Forgotten Rutgers prof who coined ‘genocide’ now getting his due

Forgotten Rutgers prof who coined ‘genocide’ now getting his due By Seth Augenstein/The Star-Ledger It was the “crime without a name.” But Raphael Lemkin gave it utterance. “Genocide” was the word Lemkin coined in 1944, as Allied troops were just beginning to discover the death camps and mass graves left behind by retreating Nazi forces. […]

Commemorative Evening of the Armenian Genocide in St. Yegishe Armenian Church in London, 2014

Commemorative Evening of the Armenian Genocide in St. Yegishe Armenian Church in London, 2014

WE CANNOT, WE WILL NOT FORGET THE 24TH OF APRIL 1915 Commemorative Evening of the Armenian Genocide in St. Yegishe Armenian Church in London 24th of April… A day that unites Armenians across the world regardless of political, social or cultural background, to remember 1.5million innocent lives lost in the first Genocide of the XX […]

Armenia and Turkey: 2015 Begins Today

Armenia and Turkey: 2015 Begins Today                     Posted by: Thomas de Waal Thursday, April 24, 2014 2015 begins today. The statement by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the “Armenian Question” goes further than any other Turkish leader before him. Never before has a Turkish […]

Armenians Should Thank Erdogan for… NOT Recognizing the Genocide

Armenians Should Thank Erdogan for… NOT Recognizing the Genocide Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 | Posted by Harut Sassounian BY HARUT SASSOUNIAN Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan’s statement on the ‘events of 1915’ released in nine languages last week was a major propaganda coup for Turkey, generating worldwide publicity. The announcement was so cleverly crafted that it fooled many […]

“Aram MP3,” the 2014 Armenian Eurovision entrant performing at Navasartian

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The Turkish holocaust begins

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The Turkish holocaust begins

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The Turkish holocaust begins   1 / 1 German infantrymen attack through a cloud of poison gas. By the end of the war, both sides had employed various kinds of gas Getty   23-24 April 1915: The overnight arrest in Constantinople of hundreds of intellectuals […]

Armenia’s Publishing Industry, Coming to a Book Fair Near You

Armenia’s Publishing Industry, Coming to a Book Fair Near You Read more by Guest Contributor April 25, 2014 After 500 years of publishing, Armenian writers and publishers are coming out of the shadows, and presenting a unified face at world book fairs. By Charle Malas After 500 years of printing and over 1,000 years of […]

Robert Fisk: As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams

Robert Fisk: As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams

Sunday 31 March 2014 As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams She was a child of the Great War, born on a faraway killing field of which we know little, one of the very last witnesses to the last century’s first genocide, […]

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry On the 22nd of March 2014 at St. Yeghishe Armenian Church in London, the young Armenian composer and pianist Arpine Kalinina performed her Music dedicated to her artistic inspiration, great Armenian poet Yeghishe Charents. Arpine is studying for her Master’s degree in Composition with Professor Gary Carpenter […]

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