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UN Human Rights Council Adopts Resolution on Prevention of Genocide

GENEVA, Switzerland (A.W.)—On March 27, The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution on the prevention of genocide, which was introduced by the Permanent Mission of Armenia to the United Nations (UN). The resolution on the prevention of genocide (A/HRC/28/L.25) recommends [more...]

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

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ANCA Launches ‘March to Justice’ Online Advocacy Campaign

MarchtoJustice.org Empowers Citizens Worldwide to Promote Peace, Protect Armenia, and Prevent Atrocities  WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has launched “March to Justice,”—a robust interactive global online platform for the growth of sustained grassroots [more...]

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

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ANCA Presses for Increased Artsakh Aid

Government Affairs Director Kate Nahapetian Advocates for Full Range of Armenian American Foreign Aid Priorities WASHINGTON—Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Government Affairs Director Kate Nahapetian testified on March 25 before a key congressional panel in support of increased U.S. [more...]

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Turkish Leaders Eye Washington as Genocide Bill Gains Momentum

Turkey’s Parliament Speaker Says Armenia Hampering Bilateral Relations WASHINGTON (Asbarez)—A week after the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Resolution was introduced in Congress, a coterie of top-level Turkish leaders are eyeing the nation’s capital in hopes of dissuading lawmakers from [more...]

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Soccer: Armenia Heads to Albania for Pivotal Euro 2016 Qualifier

Special for the Armenian Weekly Euro 2016 qualifying resumes this week, and for Armenia, it can’t come quickly enough. After spending a long winter languishing at the foot of the Group I table, having secured just a solitary point from the previous three outings, it is no wonder. All that can [more...]

March 25, 2015 // 5 Comments

Armenian American U.S. House Member Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) offers poignant remarks in support of the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Resolution (H.Res.154) on March 18

Genocide Resolution Gains Momentum

WASHINGTON—A broad spectrum of veteran and freshmen House Members are adding their voices to the global call for truth and justice, as support for passage of the Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.154) continues to grow, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). Armenian [more...]

March 25, 2015 // 7 Comments

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Armenia Recognizes Assyrian and Greek Genocides

YEREVAN (A.W.)—On March 24, Armenia’s National Assembly passed a resolution recognizing the Assyrian and Greek Genocides committed by the Ottoman Empire of 1915-23. The Republican Party-sponsored bill, entitled “On the Genocide of the Greeks and Assyrians Perpetrated by Ottoman Turkey [more...]

March 24, 2015 // 11 Comments

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Mouradian Speaks at First Genocide Commemoration in Aintab (Full Text)

The Story of Two Armenian Midwives Below is the text of a lecture delivered by scholar and former Armenian Weekly editor Khatchig Mouradian at the first commemoration of the Armenian Genocide in Aintab, held on March 21. The talk was delivered in Turkish. The commemoration was organized by the [more...]

March 21, 2015 // 21 Comments

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Three Karabagh Servicemen Killed, Four Injured

STEPANAKERT, NKR (A.W.)—Azerbaijani Special Forces attacked Armenian positions in the northern part of the Line of Contact near Gyulistan on March 19, the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR) Defense Ministry reported. NKR Defense Army privates Hakob Khachatryan (born in 1996), Edward Hayrapetyan [more...]

March 19, 2015 // 5 Comments

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