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

ARS YCP 2017: Armenian Youth Build Bridges at Columbia University

ARS of Eastern USA Youth Connect Program Takes Place on March 4 NEW YORK (A.W.)—On March 4, nearly 100 college-aged Armenian youth from across the U.S. and Canada braced subzero temperatures together at Columbia University for a full day of discussion, resource-sharing, and networking. The [more...]

March 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Artsakh Ombudsman Meets with Rhode Island Government Officials

  PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) Ombudsman Ruben Melikyan visited Rhode Island on March 10, where the Armenian National Committee of Rhode Island (ANC-RI) organized meetings with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen David Cicilline and Jim Langevin, and R.I. [more...]

March 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

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