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ANCC Mourns the Passing of Canada’s Last Armenian Genocide Survivor

  OTTAWA, Canada—The last survivor of the Armenian Genocide in Canada, Knar Bohjelian-Yemenidjian, passed away peacefully on Jan. 19 in Montreal. She is survived by her two sons, three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Knar Bohjelian-Yemenidjian in 2016 (Photo: Vrej-Armen [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Artsakh War Film ‘Kyank u Kriv’ Has East Coast Premieres

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian National Committee of America Eastern Region (ANCA-ER) started off the year off with the screening of the much anticipated film about the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh/NKR) War “The Line” (“Kyank u Kriv“) , which premiered on the east coast in [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

ANCA Congratulates President Trump

Calls for Decisive New Leadership to Strengthen U.S.-Armenia Relations WASHINGTON—In marking the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) congratulated President Donald Trump and Vice-President Pence, urging the new President to [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 1 Comment

Canada’s Last Armenian Genocide Survivor Passes Away in Montreal

MONTREAL, Canada (Horizon)—Knar Yemenidjian, who was believed to be the last Armenian Genocide survivor in Canada, passed away in Montreal on Jan. 19, just short of her 108th birthday. Knar Yemenidjian (Photo: René Saint-Louis) Yeminidjian (née Bohjelian) was born in Ottoman Kayseri in 1909. [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 1 Comment

OSCE Media Freedom Representative Calls for Justice for Hrant Dink

VIENNA, Austria (OSCE)—Turkish authorities must intensify their efforts to find the masterminds behind the killing of prominent Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink, Dunja Mijatović, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media, said on [more...]

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

TUMO Army: 21st Century Learning with a Buzz Cut

  YEREVAN (TUMO)—A world of technology and creativity is awaiting the young men serving in Armenia’s military. A new partnership between the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies and the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia will allow draftees to take advantage of the TUMO [more...]

January 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mouradian to Speak in Boca Raton on Challenges Facing Syrian-Armenians

Former editor of the Armenian Weekly, Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, will present an illustrated lecture entitled “Resistance, Refuge, and Return: The Challenges Facing Syrian-Armenians,” on Feb. 12 at 1 p.m., at St. David Armenian Church, 2300 Yamato Rd., Boca Raton, Fla. The program will be [more...]

January 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

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