Articles by Weekly Staff

Villagers in Armavir Demand School Repairs

Residents of Jrarbi village in Armenia’s Armavir province blocked a road that passed through their community as a demonstration to protest poor conditions of the community’s local elementary school. The school serves 260 students, but lacks proper heating system, has broken windows and walls, [more...]

November 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Eastern Partnership Declaration in Deadlock over Karabagh Wording

BRUSSELS—Yerevan and Baku are unable to come to terms on the wording of the final declaration of the Eastern Partnership summit, to be held in Brussels next week. (L to R) Ilham Aliyev and Serge Sarkisian during a 2017 meeting (Photo: Press service President of the Republic of Armenia) According [more...]

November 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

Armenia’s Parliament Adopts Military Draft Law Amid Student Protests

YEREVAN—The Armenian Parliament passed its final reading of a bill that restricts the right of students to military draft deferments. A scene from a student protest outside Armenia’s National Assembly on Nov. 15 (Photo: Vahram Baghdasaryan/Photolure) According to RFE/RL’s Armenian [more...]

November 15, 2017 // 4 Comments

ARF Representatives from the Americas, Australia Meet in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES (A.W.)—The Rayonakan (Inter-Regional) meeting of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) bodies of the Americas and Australia took place in Buenos Aires, Nov. 11-12, under the auspices of the ARF Bureau. Participants of the Rayonakan (Inter-Regional) meeting of the ARF bodies of [more...]

November 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Armenian Weekly 2017 AYF Olympics Special Issue Now Available Online

WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)—The editorial board of the Armenian Weekly is pleased to announce the online release of the Armenian Weekly 2017 AYF Olympics Special Issue. The issue, which is dedicated to the memory of longtime AYF Olympics Special Issue editor Tom Vartabedian, was published last month [more...]

November 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Genocide Reparations Discussion Hosted by the Armenian Weekly

WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)—”The Universality of Translating Reparations for Mass Violence,” a discussion on the inevitable questions that arise when translating a text like “Resolution With Justice: Reparations for the Armenian Genocide,” took place at the Armenian American Social [more...]

November 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

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