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How Will the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Represent Genocide?

The following is a formal statement by the IIGHRS-Zoryan on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. TORONTO, Canada—In April 2003, the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (a division of the Zoryan Institute; IIGHRS-Zoryan) was invited to a public gathering in Winnipeg by [more...]

February 19, 2012 // 5 Comments

Dadrian, Akcam Co-Author Book Setting Istanbul Trials in Legal Context

Vahakn N. Dadrian and Taner Akcam Judgment at Istanbul: The Armenian Genocide Trials New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2011. 363 pp. ISBN 978-0-85745-251-1 (hardback), ISBN 978-0-85745-286-3 (e-book) $110 ($75 to Zoryan Friends). The cover of the book. In the aftermath of its disastrous defeat [more...]

November 22, 2011 // 1 Comment

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New Issue of ‘Genocide Studies and Prevention’ Released

Now in its sixth year of publication, “Genocide Studies and Prevention” Volume 6.2 features in its latest issue a diverse mix of original articles that cover a wide range of topics related directly to the field of genocide studies. This issue features articles by the Zoryan Institute’s [more...]

October 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

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Human Rights Review Praises Zoryan Program

“Educating a New Generation: The Model of the ‘Genocide & Human Rights University Program,’” an article by Dr. Joyce Apsel, will be featured in the forthcoming issue of the prestigious Human Rights Review, describing and analyzing this innovative, higher education course. The journal is [more...]

August 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Elena Bonner: Heroic Figure for Karabagh

Armenians this month mourn the loss of Elena Bonner, a great humanist and a leading combatant against the injustices of the Soviet era. She will forever remain relevant and inspirational to people worldwide, and to Armenians particularly, because of her forceful advocacy on behalf of the people of [more...]

June 29, 2011 // 4 Comments

No Stopping Now: Dadrian Celebrates 85th Birthday

TORONTO—Showing no signs of slowing down, Prof. Vahakn N. Dadrian, the director of genocide research at the Zoryan Institute and an internationally renowned expert in the field of genocide studies, recently celebrated his 85th birthday. Widely recognized as the foremost scholar of the Armenian [more...]

June 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

Canadian-Armenian Student Convention Held in Toronto

TORONTO, Canada—From May 14-15, the Armen Karo Student Association hosted its third annual Armenian-Canadian Student Convention at the University of Toronto’s Victoria College, with 74 students from across Canada in attendance. From May 14-15, the Armen Karo Student Association hosted its third [more...]

June 15, 2011 // 1 Comment

Kobe Bryant Faces Protests in Toronto

Toronto-Armenian youth urge Kobe Bryant to “do the right thing” and back out of a deal with Turkish Airlines TORONTO, Canada—As Kobe Bryant continues to remain silent about the recent controversy surrounding his new business agreement with Turkish Airlines, over 30 members of the [more...]

December 21, 2010 // 1 Comment

Georgetown Boys Farmhouse Designated Historic Site

HALTON HILLS, Canada—On June 26, more than 700 members of the Canadian Armenian community gathered at Cedarvale Park, Georgetown, to witness the official unveiling of the plaque designating the Georgetown Boys Farmhouse as a historic and protected municipal site. In the presence of His Holiness [more...]

July 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

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Georgetown Armenian Boys’ Farm a Designated Historic Site

For the past two years, the Armenian National Committee of Toronto (ANCT) has been working to have the Georgetown Armenian Boys Farmhouse, presently known as the Cedarvale Community Centre, designated as a protected historic and cultural site. Between 1923 and 1927, 109 Armenian boys and 29 [more...]

May 31, 2010 // 0 Comments

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