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ARS Issues Statement on First Anniversary of 2016 April War

‘The ARS Remains on the Parapets, Ready for Any Sacrifice, Determined to Face Any Challenge Until Final Victory.’ The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Inc. released the following statement on March 28. The ARS was founded in 1910 *** We are already confronting another April, full of uncertainty [more...]

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Elections in Armenia: 8 Reasons to Vote for the ARF on April 2

  Special for the Armenian Weekly In this “BuzzFeed-age” we are all living in, perhaps a list-form article may be an appropriate change in pace from my previous, more exhaustive pieces covering the upcoming Parliamentary Elections in Armenia. In my latest article on the missing ideological [more...]

March 29, 2017 // 1 Comment

Armenian Serviceman Killed by Azerbaijani Fire

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—Armenian serviceman Artak Rafaelyan (b. 1997) was killed by Azerbaijani fire at around 1 p.m. on March 28. The incident occurred in the eastern direction of the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh)-Azerbaijan Line of Contact (LoC), according to a statement published by the [more...]

March 28, 2017 // 2 Comments

Trust the ARF, Vote on April 2

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 // 3 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

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

Artsakh Ombudsman Ruben Melikyan Visits Massachusetts

WATERTOWN, Mass.—Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) Ombudsman (Human Rights Defender) Ruben Melikyan was recently on a tour of the Eastern United States. His regional tour—organized by Armenian National Committee of America Eastern Region (ANCA-ER)—included various communities throughout the east [more...]

March 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

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