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AYF Rally in Hollywood Calls on Congress to Pass Genocide Resolution

HOLLYWOOD–More than a thousand Armenian American’s and human rights activists gathered in Little Armenia Sunday afternoon for a peaceful rally calling on Congress to pass the Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res. 106). Organized by the Armenian Youth Federation Western Region, "Rally 106: United Voices for the Armenian Genocide Resolution" was a nationwide rally held in conjunction

Rep. Harman’s Justification

To the Editor: In the October 19 edition of Asbarez–and reprinted at Huliq.com– Harut Sassounian wrote that I “deviously sent a private letter to Speaker Pelosi” announcing my intention to oppose the Armenian Genocide resolution. While Mr. Sassounian has every right to disagree with my position on H.Res. 106, there was nothing devious about my

Los Angeles Mayor and City Council Call On Congress to Adopt Genocide Resolution

LOS ANGELES–The Armenian National Committee – Western Region, joined by members of the Los Angeles area Armenian American community, attended a special session of the Los Angeles City Council last Tuesday, where the City Council unanimously approved a resolution in support of passage of H. Res. 106, the Congressional measure affirming America’s historical record on

106–The New Front

Please read this column in the following context. Shortly after I wrote it, but before sending it in, I received word that the sponsors of H,Res. 106 were delaying bringing it to a vote. All this does is change the timing of our efforts, not the substance. In fact, it gives us time to do

ANC-WR Annual Banquet Celebrates Unprecedented Year of Grassroots Achievemen’s

LOS ANGELES–More than 1000 supporters of the Armenian National Committee ‘s Western Region gathered on Sunday, September 30 to celebrate a landmark year of grassroots activism at the Universal Sheraton in Universal City, California. This year’s banquet highlighted an unprecedented year of Armenian American advocacy in the name of human rights and ending the cycle

Menendez, Kenney, Shirvanian Honored at ANC-WR Banquet

LOS ANGELES–More than 1,000 supporters of the Armenian National Committee ‘s Western Region gathered Sunday to celebrate a landmark year of grassroots activism at the Universal Sheraton in Universal City. Senator Robert Menendez (NJ), recipient of the ANC-WR’s “Man of the Year” award, addressed the sold out audience and discussed the enormous obligation of all

Canadian Secretary of State to Attend ANC-WR Annual Banquet

LOS ANGELES–The Armenian National Committee-Western Region is set to welcome Secretary of State for Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity Jason Kenney, who will be attending the ANC-WR Annual Banquet on behalf of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The ANC-WR is presenting its prestigious "Freedom Award" for Prime Minister Harper’s principled stand on securing recognition of the

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