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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

ARF, RPA Coalition Memorandum (Full Text)

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) and the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) signed a memorandum on the formation of a political coalition on May 11. The memorandum was signed by ARF Supreme Council representative Aghvan Vardanyan and RPA Deputy Chair Armen Ashotyan. A [more...]

May 12, 2017 // 0 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

ARF Publishes Statement Ahead of Yerevan City Council Elections

YEREVAN (A.W.)— On May 5, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Yerevan gomideh published the following statement regarding the upcoming Yerevan City Council Elections on May 14.  *** The ARF Yerevan gomideh will be endorsing its working partner, the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), in [more...]

May 5, 2017 // 0 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

The Difference Between Light and Darkness on World Press Freedom Day

This morning, I woke up to a Facebook post made by Artsakh Ombudsman (Human Rights Defender) Ruben Melikyan, congratulating me and other fellow journalists on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day—a UN-designated day meant to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind [more...]

May 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

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