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ANCA Statement on the White House Immigration Executive Order

  The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) remains engaged and concerned regarding the developing situation surrounding the White House’s Jan. 27 immigration Executive Order, both at the level of U.S. policy and in terms of this action’s impact on Armenian individuals and [more...]

January 30, 2017 // 4 Comments

Reflections on the Armenian Center for Justice and Human Rights

  On Sept. 28, 2016 the formation and establishment of the Armenian Center for Justice and Human Rights (ALC) was announced. This was an admirable first step, long overdue and most eagerly awaited. The Center faces huge challenges, complex legal issues, and judicial systems and jurisdictions [more...]

January 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Topakian: Powering the Resistance, One Bold Action at a Time

  Greenpeace Inc. Board Chair Karen Topakian is one of seven activists deploying a massive banner of resistance above the White House on Jan. 25. Greenpeace published the following message from Topakian on Jan. 25. In it, she outlines why she is taking action to stop President Donald [more...]

January 25, 2017 // 1 Comment

Learning From or Repeating History

Special for the Armenian Weekly A Jan. 16 statement issued jointly by the World Food Programme, The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Refugees read in part, “We must not let 2017 repeat the [more...]

January 23, 2017 // 2 Comments

Hrant: A Light in the Darkening

The following is a reflection piece by screenwriter, filmmaker, and photojournalist Eric Nazarian on the 10th commemoration of Hrant Dink’s assassination, which took place in Istanbul on Jan. 19.  *** Special for the Armenian Weekly On Jan. 15, 1929, a son was born to a pastor and a teacher [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 4 Comments

A Decade Later, I Thank you, Hrant Dink

  I was a freshman in college when I got the news in class. “Hrant Dink was shot dead today,” the e-mail simply read, accompanied by a BBC News report link. We Remember Hrant Dink I remember leaving class early that day and heading down to my department’s student center, where the news [more...]

January 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

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

Khachatourian: A Decade After Hrant Dink’s Assassination

  “Today we remember the 10th anniversary of Hrant Dink’s assassination… and we pledge, to once and for all, topple the criminal government.” This daring and bold statement comes from Pakrad Estukian, the editor of the Armenian section of Agos newspaper, whose founder and editor, Hrant [more...]

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

OSCE Media Freedom Representative Calls for Justice for Hrant Dink

VIENNA, Austria (OSCE)—Turkish authorities must intensify their efforts to find the masterminds behind the killing of prominent Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink, Dunja Mijatović, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media, said on [more...]

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

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