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Providence ARF Welcomes Bureau Member to Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I (A.W)—The Providence Kristapor gomideyutiun was privileged and honored to receive Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau member Giro Manoyan, who was visiting from Armenia, on May 17. Manoyan with members of the Providence ARF The gathering in Providence took place on at [more...]

May 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Escalating Outrage Over Turkish Attack on Peaceful Protesters

Social Networks, Congressional Condemnations, Criminal Investigations, and Major Media Interest Drive Unprecedented American Criticism of Turkish Government   WASHINGTON—Congressional outrage over Turkey President Recep Erdogan security team’s brutal beat-down of peaceful protesters in [more...]

May 21, 2017 // 3 Comments

Sen. Jack Reed: Members Erdogan’s Security Detail Should be Disciplined

WASHINGTON—On May 19, Senator Jack Reed (D-R.I.) issued the following statement on Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail’s attack on peaceful protesters in Washington, D.C. on May 16. Senator Jack Reed (Photo: reed.senate.gov) *** I join with all Americans in condemning the [more...]

May 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Serviceman Karen Danielyan Killed by Azerbaijani Fire

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—Armenian serviceman Karen Danielyan (b. 1996) was killed by Azerbaijani fire on May 20, at a military outpost in the northern direction of the Artsakh-Azerbaijan Line of Contact (LoC). According to a press statement released by the Artsakh Defense Ministry, Danielyan [more...]

May 20, 2017 // 1 Comment

An Insult to my Turkishness: Turning a Blind Eye to the Past

Special for the Armenian Weekly  I met my future best friend in a history class at UCLA. She was a board member of the Armenian Students Association and she educated me on the Armenian Genocide and the powerful Turkish lobby. I was initially skeptical, as this was the first time I had heard of [more...]

May 19, 2017 // 22 Comments

Diaspora Focus: Lebanon

From the Armenian Weekly 2017 Magazine Dedicated to the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide My grandfather was born in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1924. I know very little about his parents, save that both were young refugees from Erzerum; his father, Der Yeghishe Doghramadjian, was a priest in the [more...]

May 19, 2017 // 2 Comments

Imagine the Nation: Enhancing Diasporan Engagement with Armenia  

  WATERTOWN, Mass (A.W.)—Cambridge-based Armenian-American entrepreneur Noubar Afeyan has been involved in Armenia’s development for some time now. From the Armenia 2020 initiative, to the formation of the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia, to the Tatev Revival Project, and [more...]

May 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

Audiovisual Analysis Points to Erdogan Ordering Washington D.C. Attack

Audio and Video Analysis was Done on Behalf of The Daily Caller WASHINGTON (A.W.)—Audio and video analysis of recorded footage of the May 16 attack on peaceful protesters in Washington has found that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have ordered members of his security detail to carry [more...]

May 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

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