ARF Editors, Media Representatives Hold Three-Day Conference in Yerevan

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) held a three-day media conference in Yerevan on March 10-12. More than 40 editors and representatives of various ARF publications and media outlets from over 12 countries—including the editors of the ARF Eastern U.S. publications the [more...]

March 14, 2018 // 1 Comment

Four-Year-Old Armenian Boy Fighting Cancer Needs Help

Little Areg Khachatryan turned four on March 10, just one day after his sixth round of chemotherapy. The young boy, who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma last August, has more rounds of chemotherapy under his belt than years of life. Areg Khachatryan prepares for Easter, painting eggs during his [more...]

March 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Turkey: Why Can’t Armenians Elect a Patriarch?

The state has again blocked the long-delayed election of a new Armenian Apostolic Patriarch, arguing that such an election would be contrary to the community’s traditions. Yet, freedom of religion or belief protects the right of religious communities to elect leaders in accordance with their [more...]

March 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Azerbaijan: Land of Intolerance

Over the past several years, the post-Soviet petrostate of Azerbaijan has sought to promote a sanitized image of itself through a targeted media campaign. From elaborate architectural investments, such as the $250,000,000 Heydar Aliyev Center, to all-expenses-paid trips for American and European [more...]

March 7, 2018 // 14 Comments

Alternatives to Mining in Armenia: How Realistic Are They?

When your country’s Prime Minister is the former CEO of one of the largest gas corporations in the world, it often feels like what should be a government’s responsibility to protect natural resources has steadily become yet another conflict of interest. The rhetoric of rapid economic growth [more...]

March 6, 2018 // 0 Comments


Special to the Armenian Weekly I always felt different growing up. It’s kind of hard not to when there are two Brandons in your class, three Ashleys, two Tylers, and your name is Sebouh and you bring lebneh and pita bread sandwiches to lunch. I grew up in northern Wisconsin in rural and isolated [more...]

March 1, 2018 // 13 Comments

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