Here we are at the much-anticipated and much-talked-about 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
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,…
On April 24, 1965, the entire Armenian nation—for the first time our brethren in Soviet Armenia—rose up to demand justice and recognition of the Armenian Genocide. Such national solidarity reinvigorated the Armenian Cause and began a movement that today has resulted in widespread recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
2013 began and ends with conflict. Beginning with the election cycle in Armenia—presidential and municipal—which was marred, once again, with voter fraud and corruption to the Armenian government’s abrupt decision to join the Russia-led Customs Union, the ruling party in Armenia reinforced its grip on power by neglecting the population. One of the key threats…
It has been 22 years since that momentous day when Armenia freed itself from Soviet clutches and declared independence, knowing full-well that the road to sovereignty and true independence would be long and hard.
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.
It has been 30 years since that fateful day in July (27) of 1983 when five young Armenians set out to advance the Armenian Cause and through their ultimate sacrifice emboldened the entire Armenian Nation, but more important, elevated the demand for justice for the Armenian Genocide to new heights.
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…
The anticipation that had been building on May 8 turned into jubilant pandemonium on May 9. SHOUSHI WAS TRIUMPHANTLY LIBERATED.
The imperative to demonstrate collective strength as a nation to attain international recognition for the Armenian Genocide and advance our demands for reparations was highlighted last year in the editorial published in our annual Genocide Commemorative Issue.