On April 2nd, Trust the ARF

On March 24, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Eastern United States Central Committee Released the Following Statement Ahead of Armenia’s Parliamentary Elections For over 125 years, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) has advocated for the fundamental rights of the Armenian nation. [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 1 Comment

ARF’s Vardanyan Criticizes Other Parties and Blocs Ahead of Election

  Vardanyan: ‘The ARF Has Been the Only One to Instill Systemic Changes in the Country’ ARARAT PROVINCE, Armenia (A.W.)— On March 23, Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) candidates held a campaign rally in the Ararat province, ahead of the April 2 Parliamentary elections. Vardanyan [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

‘The Four Day War and its Aftermath’ Panel Takes Place in New Jersey

RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (A.W.)— On March 17, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) New Jersey “Dro” committee and the Armenian Democratic Liberal (ADL) Party of New York-New Jersey hosted an panel discussion entitled “The Four Day War and its Aftermath.” (L to R) ARF New Jersey chairman [more...]

March 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Meet Ombudsman Ruben Melikyan, the Man Defending Human Rights in Artsakh

The Armenian Weekly’s Exclusive Interview with Artsakh Ombudsman Ruben Melikyan On March 9, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) Ombudsman (Human Rights Defender) Ruben Melikyan met with the editors and staff of the Hairenik Weekly and Armenian Weekly newspapers, as a part of his tour of the Eastern [more...]

March 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Homosexuality and Armenian Genocide Advocacy

  Special for the Armenian Weekly A gay man became the world’s most prominent advocate for Armenian Genocide recognition. On Feb.  26, Elton John and his AIDS foundation hosted their annual Oscar Viewing Party with a screening of the highly anticipated period drama, The Promise, set during [more...]

March 22, 2017 // 8 Comments

Ter-Petrosyan Reiterates Call for Compromise on Artsakh

  YEREVAN (A.W.)—Former Armenian President Levon Ter-Petrosyan reiterated his support for a compromise solution to the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) conflict, saying there can be “no other solution” in a March 21 interview with Armenian Public Television. Levon Ter-Petrosyan (Photo: [more...]

March 22, 2017 // 7 Comments

Pressure and Pride: Opening for Tigran Hamasyan

Special for the Armenian Weekly I learned about the genius of Tigran Hamasyan halfway through my time at Berklee College of Music. I knew of him before, of course. As Armenians, we know when fellow compatriots are doing great things. I knew there was an Armenian pianist, who much like my father [more...]

March 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

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