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Genocide Denial at Center of Mass. Judicial Nomination

Genocide Denial at Center of Mass. Judicial Nomination Joseph Berman BOSTON—Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s nominee for a seat on the Commonwealth’s Superior Court is facing opposition because of his leadership role in the Anti-Defamation League and that organization’s refusal to recognize the Armenian Genocide. The Boston Globe reported Thursday, that Joseph S. Berman’s nomination is […]

Two events to feature Genocide denier cancelled in Australia

Two events to feature Genocide denier cancelled in Australia November 20, 2013   The Peak Public Affairs Committee of the Armenian-Australian Community SYDNEY and MELBOURNE: Professor Justin McCarthy, a well funded denier of the Armenian Genocide, has had two planned events in Sydney and Melbourne cancelled on the grounds of his unwelcome denialist views. McCarthy […]

Genocide denier’s events cancelled in Australia

Genocide denier’s events cancelled in Australia

Genocide denier’s events cancelled in Australia November 20, 2013 – 12:06 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – Professor Justin McCarthy, a well funded denier of the Armenian Genocide, has had two planned events in Sydney and Melbourne cancelled on the grounds of his unwelcome denialist views, the Armenian National Committee of Australia reported. McCarthy was due to address […]

Sombre ecumenical service for four children killed in Damascus attack

Sombre ecumenical service for four children killed in Damascus attack

“A hymn, soft as a breeze, wends its way across the street from St Sarkis Armenian church, circles round the Roman columns of the gate, and rises over the heads of armed soldiers lolling beside a sandbagged position.” Photograph: Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images   Sombre ecumenical service for four children killed in Damascus attack As Arabs […]

Feature: Armenian climbs the ladder of success

Feature: Armenian climbs the ladder of success   English.news.cn   2013-11-07 21:47:45 BEIJING, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) — Nune Militonyan clearly remembers the November day 16 years ago when she flew thousands of miles to China from Armenia to be with her husband Deng Zhonggang. Filled with hope, she arrived at Deng’s home in Zhanjia village, Yaxi […]

Union of Armenians of Israel launched census of Armenian population

Union of Armenians of Israel launched census of Armenian population   October 10, 2013 – 14:00 AMT   PanARMENIAN.Net – The Union of Armenians of Israel Ararat launched a census of the country’s Armenian population. The census aims at further unification of the Armenian community, with data collected not to be published. “Armenian communities worldwide […]

Armenian Review Appoints New Assistant Editor, Publishes Recent Issue

Armenian Review Appoints New Assistant Editor, Publishes Recent Issue   Dr. Talar Chahinian joins the Armenian Review as assistant editor WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Spring-Summer 2013 issue of the Armenian Review was published earlier this month. The most recent issue includes articles ranging from historic textual analysis to current political issues. In the first article of the […]

Armenian Church, Survivor of the Ages, Faces Modern Hurdles

New York Times Echmiadzin Journal: Armenian Church, Survivor of the Ages, Faces Modern Hurdles     Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times Leaders of the Armenian Apostolic Church gathered in Echmiadzin.   By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN   Published: October 3, 2013     ECHMIADZIN, Armenia — In this ancient city, tucked in a valley […]

Peroomian’s Photo Essays Explore Space and Time in Armenia

Peroomian’s Photo Essays Explore Space and Time in Armenia A Photographic Journey of my Homeland, Armenia by Vahé Peroomian GLENDALE— Vahé Peroomian’s recently published e-book, A Photographic Journey of my Homeland, Armenia is a 220-page collection of 12 sweeping photo essays chronicling Peroomian’s travels and experiences in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh from 2004 to 2011, during […]

Lebanon’s central body convoked session on Armenian Genocide

Lebanon’s central body convoked session on Armenian Genocide YEREVAN, OCTOBER 4, ARMENPRESS: The session of the Lebanon’s central body was held at the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to Lebanon on October 2 devoted to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. As reported by Armenpress, the session was opened by the Armenian Ambassador […]

Turkish Court recognized Armenian Genocide in 1919: Armenia’s Diaspora Minister

Turkish Court recognized Armenian Genocide in 1919: Armenia’s Diaspora Minister 12:03, 19 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS. A number of representatives of the Armenian lobbyist organizations from Diaspora visited Tzitzernakaberd Memorial Complex. They placed flowers by the memorial dedicated to victims of the Armenian Genocide. The Armenian lobbyists paid a visit to the Republic […]

Armenian genocide recognition process is close to international finish line: Armenia’s Defense minister

Armenian genocide recognition process is close to international finish line: Armenia’s Defense minister 17:54, 19 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS: Defense Minister of the Republic of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan hosted participants of pan-Armenian conference of Armenian problems awareness bodies’ representatives. “Armenpress” reports that at the meeting was present Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan and […]

Aleppo Christians Fear Iraq-Style Ethnic Cleansing

Aleppo Christians Fear Iraq-Style Ethnic Cleansing

Aleppo Christians Fear Iraq-Style Ethnic Cleansing By: Edward Dark for Al-Monitor Posted on August 26. ALEPPO, Syria — Aleppo is basically “Little Syria,” a melting pot, representative of the diverse ethnic and religious groups that make up the nation. Christians in Aleppo have tended to live together in close-knit communities in neighborhoods usually clustered around […]

Adly Mansour: Egypt Signs Tomorrow the International `Document’ on the Armenian Massacres

Adly Mansour: Egypt Signs Tomorrow the International `Document’ on the Armenian Massacres Al-Bawabah News, Egypt Aug 17 2013 by Nada Hifzi The official page of the interim President of the Republic [of Egypt] Adli Mansour has announced on his social networking site “Twitter” that the permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations will sign […]

A century of violence: From the Turkish Massacres of Armenians to the Taksim Demonstrations

A century of violence: From the Turkish Massacres of Armenians to the Taksim Demonstrations Al-Bawabah News, Egypt Aug 17 2013 By Karam Saeed In an unprecedented move, Cairo has announced the signing of the Convention which condemns the Armenian genocide committed by the Turks (the Ottoman Empire) on April 24, 1915. This action from official […]

The Hindu, Part 2: Symbols of an age

The Hindu, Part 2: Symbols of an age

The Hindu Chennai, August 13, 2013 SURVIVORS OF TIME Symbols of an age Anusha Parthasarathy   Anusha Parthasarathy traces the lives of well-known Armenians who made the community an integral part of the city’s history and culture Coja Petrus Uscan, who was first referred to in 1724 as ‘…an Armenian lately arrived from Manilha and […]

The Hindu, Part 1: Merchants on a mission

The Hindu, Part 1: Merchants on a mission

The Hindu Chennai, July 30, 2013 SURVIVORS OF TIME Merchants on a mission Anusha Parthasarathy   In the 360th year of Armenian presence in the city Anusha Parthasarathy visits monuments and streets associated with this trading community If you walk along Armenian Street today, it is vastly different from the time when the merchantmen of […]

French Armenian Umbrella Group Expresses Support of Archbishop Zakarian

French Armenian Umbrella Group Expresses Support of Archbishop Zakarian

17:49, July 11, 2013 The CCAF (Co-ordination Council of Armenian Organisations of France) has released a statement expressing trepidation over the resignation of Archbishop Norvan Zakarian, Primate of the Armenian Church Diocese of France. The CCAF says that Archbishop Zakarian enjoys the support of the entire French-Armenian community and expresses its concern that the Primate’s […]

Armenia’s survivors

Armenia’s survivors

In northeastern Turkey stand the ruins of what was once one of the world’s largest and most imposing cities. In the Middle Ages, Ani was the “City of 1,001 Churches,” the capital of Armenia’s mighty Bagratuni dynasty which held off both the Christian Byzantine Empire and the Arab Caliphate. The Bagratid kingdom is long gone, […]

A Blueprint for Diaspora Representation in Negotiations with Turkey over Reparations

In the course of almost a century, Armenian institutions’ and individuals’ various stances on Turkey and genocide recognition have hardened into maximalist positions. For Armenian maximalists, anything short of a full and complete apology, full and complete restitution of the stolen and expropriated property, as well as full reparations, is to be dismissed as nothing […]

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