Monthly Archives: October 2013

European Court of Human Rights Provides More Options to Sue Turkey

European Court of Human Rights Provides More Options to Sue Turkey By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier While there is frequent talk about the pursuit of Armenian claims against Turkey in the International Court of Justice (World Court), the possibility of taking legal action in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is rarely […]

The Independent: Azerbaijan releases election results… before the polls even open

Azerbaijan releases election results… before the polls even open Electoral commission accidentally publish results showing a victory for Ilham Aliyev, the country’s long-standing President, a day before voting Alec Luhn Wednesday 09 October 2013 Critics have long viewed Azerbaijan’s elections as predetermined, but the country appears to have gone a step further this year by […]

Armenian Church to canonize martyrs of genocide. Ankara unhappy

Armenian Church to canonize martyrs of genocide. Ankara unhappy by NAT da Polis The ceremony should take place in 2015 , the centenary of the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians. Armenian bishops from around the world at the synod which decided the canonization. The tensions between Armenia and Turkey take on “religious” character. Istanbul (AsiaNews) […]

The Washington Post: Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide

The Washington Post: Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide

The Washington Post: Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide   “For almost a century, the bells of St. Giragos — a magnificent 14th-century church built of sturdy black basalt bricks — were silent. Severely damaged during the 1915 massacre and deportation of local Christians, it stood roofless and […]

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 […]

EUROPE/ARMENIA – The victims of the Armenian genocide might be canonized

EUROPE/ARMENIA – The victims of the Armenian genocide might be canonized   Yerevan – Nearly a hundred years after the Armenian genocide – which falls in 2015 – the Synod of Bishops of the Armenian Apostolic Church has put at the center of common reflection the proposal of canonization for all the victims of the […]

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 […]

Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide

Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide Gil Shefler | Oct 3, 2013 | DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (RNS) For almost a century, the bells of St. Giragos — a magnificent 14th-century church built of sturdy black basalt bricks — were silent. Severely damaged during the 1915 massacre and deportation […]

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 […]

Dr Armen Sarkissian Appointed Armenia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland

Dr Armen Sarkissian Appointed Armenia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland

Dr Armen Sarkissian Appointed Armenia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland On 27th September 2013, President Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree appointing former Prime Minister Armen Sarkissian, Armenia’s new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. Dr Sarkissian’s Diplomatic career began in 1991, immediately following the Independence of the […]

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