Kessab Under Siege articles

Sen. Menendez Joins Members of Congress to Condemn Kessab Attacks

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez (D-NJ) was joined by Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Michael Grimm (R-NY), Armenian Genocide Resolution Lead Sponsors David Valadao (R-CA) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Representatives Brad Sherman (D-CA), Jim Costa (D-CA) and James McGovern (D-MA) in condemning the recent attacks against the historically Armenian city of Kessab, Syria, urging the State Department to investigate the incursion and take immediate action to safeguard the vulnerable population, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.

Celebrities Rally for #SaveKessab

number of celebrities, including Blink 182’s Travis Barker, Kim Kardashian, and Cher, rallied around the #SaveKessab social media campaign over the weekend to raise awareness about the violence being committed against the Armenian population of the Syrian town.