ARS Issues Statement on Baku Aggression

The Central Executive Board of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) issued the following statement on April 2, in light of Baku’s recent escalation of violence along the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh) Line of Contact. For almost two years now, the gradually increasing attacks of the Azeri [more...]

April 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Turkey Rights Groups Condemn Judicial Attacks against Eren Keskin

The Human Rights Association of Turkey issued the following statement on March 24, regarding the judicial attacks against prominent human rights lawyer Eren Keskin, who is facing a long list of trumped-up charges. Keskin has a track record of activities that challenge the state’s policy of abuse [more...]

March 25, 2016 // 3 Comments

EAFJD Issues Statement Following Brussels Attack

The European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD) and the Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Belgium issued the following statement on March 22, in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks that targeted the Zaventem Airport in Brussels. The staff and board members of the European [more...]

March 25, 2016 // 1 Comment

ARS Issues Statement on International Women’s Day

The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Central Executive Board issued the following statement on March 8, on the occasion of International Women’s Day.   Since more than a century ago, March 8 has brought together women from across the world to raise their voices collectively, under one banner, [more...]

March 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Paylan to Fellow MPs: Are You Able to Sleep at Night?

Special for the Armenian Weekly Garo Paylan, the Armenian parliamentarian of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), delivered a speech in the Turkish Parliament on Dec. 24, 2015. Once again, he started his speech by saluting the assembly in his native language, “Parev tsez.” In his [more...]

January 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Project 2015 Calls for Investigation into Elçi Murder

Apparent Assassination Latest in Spate of Targeted Attacks against Kurdish Peace Activists NEW YORK, N.Y.—Project 2015 on Nov. 28 condemned the apparent assassination of Tahir Elçi, a prominent lawyer and Kurdish human rights activist who headed the Diyarbakir Bar Association. An unknown [more...]

December 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Turkey Rights Groups React to ECHR Ruling on Perincek v. Switzerland

ISTANBUL, Turkey (A.W.)—The Human Rights Association of Turkey (HRA) and the Truth Justice and Memory Center—both Turkey-based organizations— on Oct. 16 reacted to the judgment issued by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on the case of Perincek v. Switzerland. The statment criticized [more...]

October 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sarkisian Issues Congratulatory Message on Independence Day

On the occasion of the Republic of Armenia’s 24th independence anniversary, President Serge Sarkisian held a reception at the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex in Yerevan. During the reception, Sarkisian delivered a congratulatory message to the Armenian people. His message read as [more...]

September 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

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