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Armenian Monastery Finds Unlikely Saviour in Arab Sheikh

Armenian Monastery Finds Unlikely Saviour in Arab Sheikh

Armenian Monastery Finds Unlikely Saviour in Arab Sheikh   by Naharnet Newsdesk 26 Nov 2013   Standing next to a newly refurbished bell tower, priest Aristakes Aivazyan says it needed divine intervention to save Armenia’s medieval Haghartsin monastery. But it also took a lot of money from a very unlikely benefactor — the Muslim ruler […]

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 […]

Australia and the history wars, Armenian edition

Australia and the history wars, Armenian edition Charles Richardson Nov 18, 2013 12:17PM Turkey, as always, resents any official reference to the Armenian genocide. This time it’s Australia in the firing line. The Armenians should be good candidates for western sympathy. A small Christian nation with Muslim enemies, they were also one of the first […]

The Armenian Orphan Rug: A relic or an insult?

The Armenian Orphan Rug: A relic or an insult? By Michael Doyle McClatchy Washington BureauNovember 13, 2013 WASHINGTON — A rug woven long ago by Armenian orphans is presenting the White House with a tough political knot. Dozens of lawmakers from California and other states with large Armenian-American populations want the rug put on public […]

Plan for an Armenian genocide denier to air views in Parliament house outrages Armenian community

Plan for an Armenian genocide denier to air views in Parliament house outrages Armenian community   Updated Fri 15 Nov 2013, 11:51pm AEDT   Armenian Australians are outraged that one of the worlds most strident Armenian genocide deniers, Professor Justin McCarthy, will be allowed to present his views next week in Parliament House. Michael Brissenden […]

From the Ottoman Empire to Killarney, Manitoba: the story of an Armenian genocide survivor

From the Ottoman Empire to Killarney, Manitoba: the story of an Armenian genocide survivor   POSTED BY: Jack Garabed, Son of an Armenian genocide survivor (Guest author), 2 Comments , Nov 15, 2013 News event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. In the photo (R to L): CMHR President and CEO Stuart Murray, David […]

TURKEY PULSE

TURKEY PULSE   TÜRKİYE’NİN NABZI   People take part in a commemoration ceremony to mark the anniversary of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia, April 24, 2011. Will Erdogan visit genocide memorial in 2015?   “It is very likely for the prime minister […]

Akcam receives MESA’s Prestigious Hourani Book Prize for a book on Armenian Genocide

Akcam receives MESA’s Prestigious Hourani Book Prize for a book on Armenian Genocide   Historian Taner Akcam received the Middle East Studies Association’s (MESA) 2013 Hourani Book Prize for his book The Young Turks’ Crime Against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire, the Armenian Weekly reports. MESA’s statement reads: “We award the […]

“The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923” book is published

“The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923” book is published

“The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923” book is published   11.Oct.2013 – 12:59   Katia Minas Peltekian announces the publication of a two-volume book entitled “The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923”. The two-volumes compile over one thousand items collected from British newspapers between […]

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 […]

Diyarbakir Mayor places wreaths at Armenian Genocide Memorial in Providence

Diyarbakir Mayor places wreaths at Armenian Genocide Memorial in Providence   Mayor of the Diyarbakir Sur Municipality Abdullah Demirbaş placed flowers at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Providence on Oct. 10, the Armenian Weekly reports. Speaking at the memorial, Demirbaş said, “We bow in memory of all those who lost their lives.” Kurds had a […]

Community Council Presents Gift to Her Majesty the Queen

Community Council Presents Gift to Her Majesty the Queen

COMMUNITY COUNCIL PRESENTS GIFT TO THE QUEEN   On the occasion of the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee (2012) of the accession to the Throne of Her Majesty the Queen and the Diamond Jubilee (June 2013) of Her Majesty’s Coronation, on behalf of the British Armenian Community the Armenian Community Council of the United Kingdom […]

Skulls and Bones Exposed in Mass Grave Near Van

Skulls and Bones Exposed in Mass Grave Near Van   Skulls and bones, possibly from the Armenian genocide, protrude from the soil. VAN, Turkey (Armenian Weekly)—Skulls and bones, possibly from the Armenian Genocide, protrude from the soil near a school in the district of Westan in Van, according to a newspaper report. The pro-Kurdish Ozgur […]

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 […]

ARMENIAN CHURCH TO CANONISE VICTIMS OF 1915 GENOCIDE IN OTTOMAN EMPIRE

ARMENIAN CHURCH TO CANONISE VICTIMS OF 1915 GENOCIDE IN OTTOMAN EMPIRE ITAR-TASS, Russia September 27, 2013 Friday 05:07 PM GMT+4 HOLY ETCHMIADZIN Armenia, September 27 – Bishops’ Council of the Armenian Apostolic Church has reached a decision to canonise 1.5 million people of Armenian ethnicity annihilated in amassed ethnic purges in the Ottoman Empire in […]

Ancient Armenian monastery complex Tzarakar discovered

Ancient Armenian monastery complex Tzarakar discovered

Ancient Armenian monastery complex Tzarakar discovered   September 20, 2013 – 12:48 AMT   PanARMENIAN.Net – The renowned ancient Armenian monastery complex Tzarakar has been discovered near the village of Chukurayva, 5 kms south-east of the fortified town of Kechror, modern-day Turkey (the old Gabeghiank district, Ayrarat province of Greater Armenia), peopleofar.wordpress.com says. What remains […]

Let’s meet at the Pecheneq Monument on September 8th

Let’s meet at the Pecheneq Monument on September 8th

Let’s meet at the Pecheneq Monument on September 8th   Baskin Oran [A satirical article written by BASKIN ORAN as a response to the President of ASIMDER (The Association Against International Unfounded Armenian Allegations) which claimed that Sourp Khatch Church on Akhtamar Island was not Armenian but was Turkish and had been built by Pecheneq […]

Australia’s misplaced friendship with Turkey

Australia’s misplaced friendship with Turkey   Peter Stanley |  25 August 2013 The NSW Parliament recently passed a resolution condemning the genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman empire against its Assyrian, Pontic Greek and especially Armenian communities during the Great War. The Turkish Consul-General in Sydney, the foreign ministry in Ankara and even the city council in […]

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