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Hrant: A Light in the Darkening

The following is a reflection piece by screenwriter, filmmaker, and photojournalist Eric Nazarian on the 10th commemoration of Hrant Dink’s assassination, which took place in Istanbul on Jan. 19.  *** Special for the Armenian Weekly On Jan. 15, 1929, a son was born to a pastor and a teacher [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Decade Later, I Thank you, Hrant Dink

  I was a freshman in college when I got the news in class. “Hrant Dink was shot dead today,” the e-mail simply read, accompanied by a BBC News report link. We Remember Hrant Dink I remember leaving class early that day and heading down to my department’s student center, where the news [more...]

January 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

Despite the Calmness, Villagers Remain Alert in Nerkin Karmiraghbyur

  Special for the Armenian Weekly NERKIN KARMIRAGHBYUR, Armenia (A.W.)—The border village of Nerkin Karmiraghbyur in the province of Tavush is approximately 200 kilometers from Yerevan and about 500-600 meters away from Azerbaijani military posts. It shares a nine-kilometer border with [more...]

December 19, 2016 // 1 Comment

The OSCE’s False Parity: Far from ‘Excellent’

  In a recent exclusive interview with RFE/RL Armenian service’s Sargis Harutyunyan, Co-Chairman of Armenian Assembly of America Anthony Barsamian spoke about United States-Armenian relations under President-elect Trump’s administration. During the interview, Harutyunyan asks Barsamian if [more...]

December 14, 2016 // 3 Comments

Artsakh’s PM in D.C.: ‘Our Struggle is Also Your Struggle’

Artsakh Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan’s Speech at the Dec. 6 Capitol Hill Event Dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Artsakh’s Independence   Artsakh PM Arayik Harutyunyan Washington, D.C. The United States Congress Dec. 6, 2016 Your Eminence, Honorable Members of [more...]

December 7, 2016 // 1 Comment

Why A Second Generation Armenian-American Became a Dual Citizen

The Diaspora The survivors of the Ottoman Turkish genocide that took the lives of some 1.5 million Armenian men, women, and children were left traumatized, destitute, malnourished, ill, and torn from family and friends. Yet wherever chance took them, they were able to lay the foundation that has [more...]

December 6, 2016 // 5 Comments

One Step at a Time: Injured Armenian Soldier Adjusts to New Life

Nineteen-Year-Old Arman Avetisyan: ‘The Most Valuable Loss I Experienced in April Was the Loss of My Friends’ Special for the Armenian Weekly YEREVAN (A.W.)—Nineteen-year-old Arman Avetisyan was injured in the southeastern part of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh/NKR) during this past April’s [more...]

November 29, 2016 // 2 Comments

Coding in the Armenian Classroom: A Quiet Revolution

Special for the Armenian Weekly  Boundaries? Let’s Break Them Today’s world is completely submerged into digital experiences with the trendy newsmaker—artificial intelligence shaping our tomorrow. Controlling home appliances with a simple voice command or making investments in [more...]

November 17, 2016 // 3 Comments

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