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

A Resurgent Monument to the Living Memory of Soseh Mairik

The following statement was released by the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Inc. on June 23. *** Nearly three fateful decades have gone by since the time, when the authorities of the newly liberated Artsakh Republic—recovering from an epic liberation war fought against a merciless enemy—offered [more...]

June 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

EAFJD Condemns Azerbaijan’s Latest Attack

BRUSSELS, Belgium— The European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD) strongly condemned Azerbaijan for its latest escalation of violence on the Artsakh-Azerbaijan Line of Contact (LoC), and expressed its condolences to the families of Armenian soldiers killed while on duty, in a [more...]

June 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

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