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ARS Urges Its Members to Support the Armenia Fund Telethon

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) has urged its international membership and the diasporan community to support the 2017 “Fruitful Artsakh” Armenia Fund Telethon on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23. This year’s telethon’s fundraising efforts are directed toward [more...]

November 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Kavala’s Wife, Dr. Ayşe Buğra, Speaks Out on Husband’s Arrest

ISTANBUL (A.W.)— Turkish scholar Dr. Ayşe Buğra said on Wednesday that her husband Osman Kavala’s arrest has hurt the Turkish people’s hopes for democracy, peace, and rule of law in the country. Kavala was detained by Turkish authorities on Oct. 18. Osman Kavala (Photo: Gerçek Hayat) In a [more...]

November 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Call for Lebanese Citizens to Register for the 2018 General Election

The Lebanese-Armenian Election Committee (Eastern United States) issued a statement this week urging members of the Armenian community of the Eastern U.S. to register to vote in the 2018 Lebanese general elections. Below is the statement in its entirety. *** Dear Lebanese-Armenian Compatriots, The [more...]

November 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARS Fully Supports Domestic Violence Bill in Armenia

The ARS was founded in 1910 in New York WATERTOWN, Mass.—Earlier this month, Armenian authorities announced a domestic violence bill in Parliament. The proposed law aims to introduce criminal and administrative liability with regard to domestic violence in Armenia. On Oct. 24, the Armenian Relief [more...]

October 24, 2017 // 3 Comments

ARS Eastern USA Joins Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

The following statement was released by the Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA on Sept. 1. *** The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Eastern USA shares the grief of those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Our hearts are with the thousands of people who are in desperate need of aid, medicine, and [more...]

September 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

ATP Leadership Provides Update on Forest Fires in Armenia

  The following is an update penned by Armenia Tree Project (ATP) founder Carolyn Mugar, ATP Executive Director Jeanmarie Papelian, and ATP Armenia Director Lucineh Kassarjian on the forest fires in the Khosrov Forest State Reserve in Armenia. *** We were saddened to witness the forest fires [more...]

August 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Reject Turkish Arms Deal, U.S. House Declares

Rep. Trott: ‘Strategic Location Does Not Place Turkey Above the Law’ WASHINGTON—On July 14, U.S. Representative Dave Trott (R-Mich.) issued the following statement after his amendment to reject the proposed sale of semi-automatic handguns and ammunition to the Turkish government [more...]

July 14, 2017 // 2 Comments

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