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A Genocide is Not an Accident; It is a Choice

International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies’ 2016 University Program “A Genocide is not an accident; it is a choice. It occurs because human beings make it happen and let it happen,” said Roger Smith, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Institute for [more...]

September 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Thousands March in Montreal for Genocide Prevention

March for Humanity Also Honored All Victims of Genocides of the 20th Century MONTREAL, Canada—Thousands of activists marched in downtown Montreal on May 8, in honor of the memory of genocide victims of the 20th century, as well as to raise awareness to help prevent atrocities from taking place. [more...]

May 10, 2016 // 1 Comment

Canadian PM Congratulates Armenians on Unveiling of Genocide Monument

ST. CATHARINES, Canada—“On this day, we gather to unveil the Armenian Genocide Monument of St. Catharines, which commemorates the tragic loss of life of the Armenian population during the waning days of the Ottoman Empire in 1915,” said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a statement [more...]

May 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Toronto Armenian Community Resettles Syrian Refugees

Special for the Armenian Weekly The phones ring continuously at the Armenian Community Center of Toronto SAH office. (Photo: Toronto Star) TORONTO, Canada—The phones ring continuously. “Parev, Torontoyi Hay Getron,” greet the office workers in Armenian. Tinges of Arabic and English mix into [more...]

December 25, 2015 // 9 Comments

Pomegranate Film Festival  to Spotlight ‘Operation ‎Nemesis’

By Dr. Roubina Yeghoyan Hamazkayin’s 10th annual Pomegranate Film Festival (POM) will take place in Toronto, Canada, from Nov. 16-22. In honor of the festival’s 10th anniversary and the Centennial commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, POM will present a week-long program featuring a [more...]

November 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Thousands of Torontonians Commemorate Genocide Centenary  

TORONTO, Canada—More than 5,000 Torontonians commemorated the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide on April 19 in an event at Queen’s Park that honored the victims of the genocide and celebrated a people’s survival. All levels of government were represented at the commemoration event, where [more...]

April 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

Fethiye Cetin Speaks at 8th Hrant Dink Commemoration in Toronto

On Jan. 18, the Toronto-Armenian community gathered to commemorate the 8th anniversary of the assassination of editor and journalist Hrant Dink, who was murdered in Istanbul on Jan. 19, 2007, in front of the “Agos” newspaper offices. More than 700 people filled the Armenian Community Center to [more...]

January 20, 2015 // 4 Comments

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