Author Archives: Asbarez Staff

Yerevan Municipal Election Campaign Begins

Campaigning has officially begun for the first mayoral elections in Yerevan in nearly two decades. Residents of the Armenian capital will go to the polls on May 31 to elect a municipal assembly empowered to choose the city’s next mayors.

More Than 100 Attend CASPS Leadership Conference

LA CRESCENTA—The Committee for Armenian Students in Public Schools held its second annual leadership conference last month entitled “Connecting to Your Community.” The event took place at the La Crescenta offices of the Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America. More than 100 Glendale Unified School District students with a minimum grade-point average

“Sagayn” Vahe Berberian Speaks

“It’s true, what they say about silence being golden, but I have no love for gold, and I’d rather hear the sound of laughter than silence any time. That’s exactly why I decided to speak again,” says Vahe Berberian, regarding the premier of his latest monologue Sagayn. The artist, playwright, and comedian, Berberian, will perform

Scholar Presents on Azeri Destruction of Armenian Heritage to European Commission

BRUSSELS–A leading expert on the destruction of Armenian monuments in Azerbaijan presented his research to the European Commission last week, detailing the Azeri government’s systematic campaign to erase any trace of the historic Armenian presence in the country, reported the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy. Presenting his new book, “The Invention of History,”

Activists Take Capitol Hill By Storm During Grass Roots Advocacy Days

  ANCA and Genocide Intervention Network Team up for Third “End the Cycle of Genocide” Grassroots Outreach Campaign Activists Call for Armenian Genocide Recognition, Immediate Action on Darfur During   WASHINGTON–Over 100 anti-genocide activists from across the nation joined the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) and the Genocide Intervention Network (GI-Net) for the third