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166,000 people , in unison, demanded justice on the streets of Los Angeles in 2015

EDITORIAL: At 101, Our Demands for Justice Are More Urgent

EDITORIAL: At 101, Our Demands for Justice Are More Urgent

What has become known as the “four day war,” which erupted on April 1 brought to fore the urgency for justice and hammered in the realization the our demands will only be met by a collective national effort,

Armenian Bar Association

Armenian Bar Association to Mark Silver Anniversary

LOS ANGELES—A star-studded host of activities at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills on June 12-14 will draw from deep within the veins of our common heritage to herald the Armenian Bar Association’s 25 years of unifying the colorful and distinct fabric of the Armenian nation. As is its custom, the Armenian Bar will assemble



This most anticipated year is upon us. Armenians throughout the world will come together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. But beyond commemoration, the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide must become the turning point, at which, we as Armenians—the entire Armenian Nation—in unison to not simply demand the recognition of the Genocide,

EDITORIAL: No US Attacks On Syria

As President Barack Obama prepares to address the nation, once again, on his intention to attack Syria, Armenian-Americans must unequivocally oppose the administration’s plans to engage in yet another war in the Middle East, keeping in mind the definitive impact such an attack will have on the Syrian-Armenian community.


When Armenia declared independence 95 years ago on May 28, 1918, the Armenian nation was in the throes of Genocide and the population of the newly-independent state was facing poverty and famine. The imperative—priority—to be independent of centuries of foreign rule and to resist brutal oppressors became the rallying cry for an entire nation, with