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Letter to the Editor: Economic Reforms

Dear Editor, I recently read in the news of new economic reforms being implemented in Armenia, which take into account proposals from multiple sources. However, Armenia’s economy will not progress while the average person does not trust the government and while those who have the means to leave [more...]

June 23, 2017 // 1 Comment

Paylan: To the Presidency of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—Armenian member of Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan recently presented a research proposal to the Presidency of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, to examine the results of Turkey’s Temporary Deportation Law enacted on May 27, 1915. MP Garo Paylan at the HDP [more...]

April 23, 2017 // 5 Comments

Hamparian: I Will Not Tolerate Denial… Will you?

When someone knows the facts, and willingly rejects them, it’s not ignorance, it’s outright denial. If ignorance ignites hatred towards each other, then denial is the tool by which that hate is justified. The Promise will be in theaters on April 21 The Turkish Government has spent a fortune on [more...]

March 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Message from ‘The Promise’ Producer Eric Esrailian

  Below is a public message from Eric Esrailian, the producer of the upcoming Armenian Genocide film The Promise. The Promise will be in theaters on April 21 *** My name is Eric Esrailian, I am a proud Armenian, and I am the great-grandson of Armenian Genocide survivors. The story of the [more...]

March 13, 2017 // 7 Comments

Everyone Remembers You in Their Own Way, Hrant

The letter was penned by  Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau member and director of its Central Hai Tahd office, Giro Manoyan to the late Hrant Dink, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of his assassination. The letter was translated by the Armenian Weekly.  Hrant Dink *** Dear [more...]

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Tribute to Unger Tigran Sarkuni

By Ned (Nishan) Apigian Tigran, It seems like yesterday when the entire kazm (body) of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Eastern United States Central Committee attended your wedding in Los Angeles. Where has all the time gone? *** I met Tigran some 20 years before we were elected to the [more...]

January 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

Nazarian: Letter to Recai

The first time we met Recai Altay in 2013, our small group of seven had just walked down from Soorp Garabed church to the town square of Chungush. Somehow, he had heard Armenians were in town and was desperate to speak with us… to tell us the story of his mother-in-law Asiya. Recai Altay [more...]

November 7, 2016 // 5 Comments

AYF Eastern Region: Get Out and Vote on Nov. 8.

The Central Executive of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF-YOARF) Eastern Region United States issued a letter to Armenian-American youth on Nov. 1, stressing the importance of voting. The letter can be found below. *** Dear All Armenian Youth, The importance of getting out and casting your vote [more...]

November 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Khanjian: To Armenia with Love

The following is an open letter penned by Canadian-Armenia actress, producer, and activist Arsinée Khanjian, in which she urges the Armenian Diaspora to be deeper engaged with the homeland. Arsinée Khanjian (Photo: Giulio Muratori)   *** I was detained by Armenian police, in the capital city [more...]

October 3, 2016 // 9 Comments

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