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About Rupen Janbazian (117 Articles)
Rupen Janbazian is the editor of the Armenian Weekly. His writings primarily focus on politics, human rights, community, literature, and Armenian culture. He has reported from Armenia, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh Republic/NKR), Turkey, Canada, the United States, and Western Armenia. He has served on the local and national executives of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) of Canada and Hamazkayin Toronto, and served as the administrator of the Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Toronto. Janbazian also taught Armenian History and Creative Writing at the ARS Armenian Private School of Toronto, and has worked on several translations.

Armenia Adopts Law against Domestic Violence at Last

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The National Assembly of Armenia today adopted legislation aimed at combating domestic violence by introducing criminal and administrative liability against those found guilty of the newly defined crime. The law was passed with 73 votes for and 12 against, with 6 abstentions, after [more...]

December 8, 2017 // 8 Comments

Letter to Yerevan (Part VII)

Letter to Yerevan (Part VII) The Armenian Weekly is periodically publishing the English translation of Andranik Tzarukian’s epic 1945 poem “Tught ar Yerevan” (Letter to Yerevan) Hopes blossomed… a sliver of azure… Hoff and Westeneng… Reforms… A tiny bit of blue— A dusty [more...]

November 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Letter to Yerevan (Part VI)

Letter to Yerevan (Part VI) The Armenian Weekly is periodically publishing the English translation of Andranik Tzarukian’s epic 1945 poem ‘Tught ar Yerevan’ (‘Letter to Yerevan’) Having crossed seas of blood and sorrow, Our eons-old capsizing vessel, Hoisting sail for a last time, Has now [more...]

October 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Letter to Yerevan (Part V)

Letter to Yerevan (Part V) The Armenian Weekly is periodically publishing the English translation of Andranik Tzarukian’s epic 1945 poem ‘Tught ar Yerevan’ (‘Letter to Yerevan’). And still, from the orchards of letters, Hauling hell instead of dreams, Instead of harp, trumpet of copper, [more...]

October 2, 2017 // 2 Comments

The End of the Turkey-Armenia Protocols: Must We Wait until Next Spring?

  Last week, Armenia’s president, Serge Sarkisian, made an important pronouncement. Standing before the United Nations General Assembly, he announced the end of the Turkey-Armenia Protocols. Sarkisian said the so-called Zurich Protocols, which were signed in 2009 to allow the opening of [more...]

September 27, 2017 // 14 Comments

Letter to Yerevan (Part IV)

Letter to Yerevan (Part IV) The Armenian Weekly is periodically publishing the English translation of Andranik Tzarukian’s epic 1945 poem “Tught ar Yerevan” (Letter to Yerevan) Are those dogs? And was he a dog, The proud fedayee, embracing a cold weapon Instead of his [more...]

September 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

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