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In Memoriam: Hacob Shirvanian

In Memoriam: Hacob Shirvanian

Long-time community activist, leader and benefactor Hacob Shirvanian passed away on August 23 at home surrounded by family and friends. A Requiem service on the 40th day of his passing was held in Armenia. During a funeral service on August 29 at Liberty Hall at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Hollywood Hills. Shirvanian’s family and friends

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Expanded Aid to Artsakh and Armenia top Priorities Pallone and Schiff

ANCA Welcomes House Appropriations Subcommittee Testimony by Congressional Armenian Caucus Leaders WASHINGTON—Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and House Intelligence Committee Ranking Democrat Adam Schiff (D-CA) submitted powerful testimony this week to key House foreign aid appropriators, calling for the expansion of U.S. assistance to Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) and Armenia, and the implementation of

Azerbaijani police detain an opposition activist during a protest rally in Baku, Azerbaijan on Oct. 20, 2012. (Associated Press Photo)

Azerbaijan: Land of Intolerance

BY CASEY EDGARIAN Over the past several years, the post-Soviet petrostate of Azerbaijan has sought to promote a sanitized image of itself through a targeted media campaign. From elaborate architectural investments, such as the $250,000,000 Heydar Aliyev Center, to all-expenses-paid trips for American and European politicians, the ruling regime has used its vast oil wealth in an attempt to polish

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