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Letter to Editor: When a Critique of Racist Discourse Veers off Course

  Recently I read an op-ed by Uzay Bulut in The Armenian Weekly titled “Turkey’s Genocide Denial: Four Narratives.” The article starts with an informative account of four different trends of genocide denialism in Turkey. It critiques the racist discourse that exists in Turkey primarily [more...]

September 20, 2017 // 5 Comments

Letter to the Editor: Armenia Will Always ‘Feel Like’ Armenia…

Letter to the Editor A view of Yerevan from the Cafesjian Museum of Art (Photo: Serouj) Don’t have expectations of Armenia to make you feel a certain way. She doesn’t owe us any particular experience when we choose to visit… In the article “Why Did Armenia Not Feel Like Armenia?” the [more...]

August 11, 2017 // 18 Comments

Sireli Unger Mark

In Memory of Mark Alashaian *** Sireli unger Mark, To some, you were a stranger with a recognizable voice. To many, you were a peer, always ready with a funny story. To several, you were a mentor with an inspiring lesson. To all of us, you were an unger—a leader with a stern reprimand, an [more...]

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Thank You, Canada—150 Has Never Looked so Good!

Hey Canada, Even though it’s been a while since I’ve left, I have not forgotten about you or how good you’ve been to me… ‘Even though it’s been a while since I left, I have not forgotten about you or how good you’ve been to me…’ Every time I tell people here [more...]

July 1, 2017 // 2 Comments

Letter to the Editor: Economic Reforms

Dear Editor, I recently read in the news of new economic reforms being implemented in Armenia, which take into account proposals from multiple sources. However, Armenia’s economy will not progress while the average person does not trust the government and while those who have the means to leave [more...]

June 23, 2017 // 1 Comment

Paylan: To the Presidency of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—Armenian member of Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan recently presented a research proposal to the Presidency of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, to examine the results of Turkey’s Temporary Deportation Law enacted on May 27, 1915. MP Garo Paylan at the HDP [more...]

April 23, 2017 // 5 Comments

Hamparian: I Will Not Tolerate Denial… Will you?

When someone knows the facts, and willingly rejects them, it’s not ignorance, it’s outright denial. If ignorance ignites hatred towards each other, then denial is the tool by which that hate is justified. The Promise will be in theaters on April 21 The Turkish Government has spent a fortune on [more...]

March 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Message from ‘The Promise’ Producer Eric Esrailian

  Below is a public message from Eric Esrailian, the producer of the upcoming Armenian Genocide film The Promise. The Promise will be in theaters on April 21 *** My name is Eric Esrailian, I am a proud Armenian, and I am the great-grandson of Armenian Genocide survivors. The story of the [more...]

March 13, 2017 // 7 Comments

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