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What of the Rights of Javakhk-Armenians?

While we are well aware that the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide is the international law under which we seek justice for the Armenian Genocide, and we know that the right to self-determination of Karabagh-Armenians is protected under Article VIII of the Helsinki Final Act, what of the […]

Aznavour Angers Javakhk Armenians

Aznavour Angers Javakhk Armenians

AKHALTSKHA, Javakhk—Renowned singer and Armenia’s Ambassador to Switzerland Charles Aznavour has angered the Armenian population of Javakhk by agreeing to perform at an official ceremony on Thursday for the reopening of the historic Rabat Fortress, where reportedly he will be performing in front of a mosque, which has also been renovated by official Tbilisi. Several […]

48 Hours in Javakhk

48 Hours in Javakhk

Much has been said about the need to help Javakhk, but little is known about the realities and conditions under which the local Armenians live. On a steamy June morning in Yerevan, I embarked on an unforgettable journey to this region and among the courageous Armenians who call Javakhk their home. My guide is Dr. […]

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