“Scientific American Supplement” ran an article titled “THE MASSACRES IN ARMENIA”, accompanied by a woodcut print captioned “TREBIZOND, THE SCENE OF THE ARMENIAN MASSACRE”
I guess it’s that time again. Every few years we’re treated to some nerve-wracking, gut wrenching, time-wasting, enraging, and just plain wrongheaded notions about “solving” the “problem” of Karabakh (as it is misrepresented thanks to the Russian alphabet).
I had the pleasure of feeling this breeze across my face a week ago when attending a small gathering to meet and interact with Sayat Tekir.
Let’s dispense with the easy one, first. Azerbaijan held an “election” on November first. Who noticed? Who cared?
The ANCA Grassroots Conference last weekend was very interesting in multiple ways. I “re-met” people I hadn’t seen in a long time.
By its nature, the project of writing about ongoing issues of interest and concern to Armenians tends to lean towards addressing problems
That’s what the President of Turkey is saying, “Ben büyük taşakleri var” = “I have big balls”!!!
The lifeless corpse of Haci Lokman Birlik was DRAGGED behind a Turkish police vehicle with a rope which formed a noose around his neck.
Armenia’s Foreign Minister, Edward Nalbandian, seems to have developed a spine of late and has spoken out strongly about Azerbaijan’s incessant cease-fire violations, even having a very tense (mediated) meeting with Azeri Foreign Minister Mammadyarov in New York.
Perhaps the most ongoingly jaw-dropping, cognitive-dissonance-inducing, and just plain annoying head-scratcher is the continued seat Azerbaijan is given in dignified circles