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Commemorating an Ongoing Genocide as an Event of the Past…

  From the Armenian Weekly 2017 Magazine Dedicated to the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide In these troubled times of change and transformation, it can be safely stated that humanity, outpaced by runaway technology, has already embarked on the untested, escapist road of virtual [more...]

May 15, 2017 // 1 Comment

‘The Ottoman Lieutenant’: Another Denialist ‘Water Diviner’

From the Armenian Weekly 2017 Magazine Dedicated to the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide By Vicken Babkenian and Dr. Panayiotis Diamadis On the eve of the First World War, approximately 170 American missionaries—many of them women—were scattered among the Armenian communities in the [more...]

May 12, 2017 // 1 Comment

The ANCA Op-Ed the Washington Examiner Refused to Publish

The following op-ed was submitted to the Washington Examiner by Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Executive Director Aram Hamparian, in response to Alexander Murinson’s May 9 article “With Russia Strengthening its Alliance with Armenia, it’s Time to Cut off Foreign Aid to [more...]

May 12, 2017 // 4 Comments

Hamparian: A May 9th Message

Let’s face facts. Turkey and Azerbaijan threaten the Armenian nation’s survival. That’s our reality. Now and for the foreseeable future. Artsakh servicemen in Shushi. The city was liberated on May 9, 1992 (Photo: Araz Chiloyan) Ankara and Baku seek to conquer Artsakh because they [more...]

May 9, 2017 // 1 Comment

Mensoian: The Changing Significance of April 24

From the Armenian Weekly 2017 Magazine Dedicated to the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Neither the Hamidian Massacres (1894-96) nor the Adana Massacre (1909) provided an apocalyptic vision of what the future held for the Armenian people in the Ottoman Turkish Empire. These days were [more...]

May 8, 2017 // 6 Comments

Oil, Gold, and Bribes: A Ticking Turkish Time Bomb

Special for the Armenian Weekly In a small courtroom in Manhattan, New York, there is a legal drama playing out, which may have serious consequences for the U.S., Turkey and Iran, but more critically for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. This court case is a ticking time bomb, which may [more...]

May 5, 2017 // 2 Comments

Remembering Murad Meneshian

By Vahe H. Apelian I recently read Knarik Meneshian’s very personal and superb tribute, “Murad’s Story.” Her story reminded me that I too have a story about Murad Meneshian to share with readers. The cover of Raffi, The Prophet from Payajuk and the author, Murad Meneshian Readers of the [more...]

May 1, 2017 // 4 Comments

Azerbaijani Apples Wind Up in Armenian Stores; Authorities Baffled

  Residents of Armenia took to social media to point out and express their anger that apples from Azerbaijan were being sold at stores across Yerevan and surrounding cities. Residents of Armenia took to social media to point out and express their anger that apples from Azerbaijan were being [more...]

April 30, 2017 // 2 Comments

History is Written by the Victors

Special for the Armenian Weekly As the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide passes, I am reminded of the time not long ago when I began research on the book, Grit and Grace in a World Gone Mad, about the courageous women and men who risked their lives to save survivors. ‘It is the [more...]

April 24, 2017 // 1 Comment

Armenian Feminism and Reconstructing the Post-Genocide National Identity

 Special for the Armenian Weekly In post-genocide or post-catastrophe periods, women are often left out of the national collectivity. That is, in the gendered classification between public and private space that characterizes national structures, women are restrained within the private space and [more...]

April 24, 2017 // 1 Comment

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