Daily Archives: Saturday, 14 April, 2012

Loving, and Maybe Exploiting, Armenia

Loving, and Maybe Exploiting, Armenia

Braden King’s ‘Here’ Raises Questions of Philosophy There are vistas in Braden King’s metaphysical road movie, “Here,” that are so beautiful you want to step through the screen and disappear into the Armenian landscape where much of it was filmed. In the most evocative scene, the camera slowly pans across pastures framed by distant mountains […]

Artsakh Minister of Defense: “Our response to Azeri ceasefire violations is punishing”

Artsakh Minister of Defense: “Our response to Azeri ceasefire violations is punishing”

Fourteen journalists from Armenia recently visited frontline units of the Artsakh Defense Forces. This was due to an agreement reached between Hetq and the Artsakh Ministry of Defense. After our tour, we also had the opportunity to meet with Defense Minister Lieutenant-General Movses Hakobyan. We posed the following questions to him. Minister Hakobyan, what must […]

Western Armenian Is Nearing Extinction

“We must know the white man language to survive in this world. But we must know our language to survive forever.” (Darryl Babe Wilson, a Native American). The recent well-justified alarm that western Armenian is among the world’s thousands of endangered languages (that is, predicted to die in the next 100 years), important though it […]

Repatriate Reaches Out to Help Son of Freedom Fighter

Repatriate Reaches Out to Help Son of Freedom Fighter

Honoring the freedom fighters who served our nation is not just about celebrating their victories and sacrifices; it is about empathizing with their current-day struggles and challenges. This past December, a young repatriate living in Kapan did exactly that. She took it upon herself to aid in the medical treatment of the son of a […]

Commentary: Armenian Genocide in Progress

Why is the Armenian Genocide relevant today, after 97 years? This question is asked often by non-Armenians and sometimes even by Armenians themselves. Therefore, we need a broader definition of that act of ethnic cleansing that befell the Armenian nation in order to understand its relevance today. First of all, the Genocide is not an […]

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