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Paul Krekorian Leads LA’s Sponsorship of Genocide Centennial Events

Paul Krekorian Leads LA’s Sponsorship of Genocide Centennial Events

Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian is spearheading the City of LA’s sponsorship of events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

February 27th, 2015

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AYF Leads Protest Challenging Azeri Aggression, Championing Artsakh’s Freedom

AYF Leads Protest Challenging Azeri Aggression, Championing Artsakh’s Freedom

Members, alumni, and supporters of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) braved sub-freezing temperatures today outside the Azerbaijani Embassy in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Baku massacres, condemn Baku’s ongoing anti-Armenian aggression, and call for freedom and security for the independent Republic of Nagorno Karabakh.

February 27th, 2015

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Rebuilding from the Rubble of Sumgait

Rebuilding from the Rubble of Sumgait

On February 27, 1988, Armenians living in the city of Sumgait were subject to a brutal pogrom by rampaging mobs. These massacres spilled into the towns of Baku and Kirovobad, as well.

February 27th, 2015

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Armenia Slams Israeli Foreign Minister over Presence at Khojaly Event

Armenia Slams Israeli Foreign Minister over Presence at Khojaly Event

Armenian officials on Friday expressed their anger and deemed it inappropriate that Israel’s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman attended an event organized by Azerbaijan regarding what Baku calls the “Khojaly genocide.”

February 27th, 2015

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Armenia Ready to Receive Assyrian Refugees

Armenia Ready to Receive Assyrian Refugees

The Armenian authorities on Friday immediately responded to calls by the Assyrian community to host Assyrian refugees who have been displaced from their native lands in Syria at the hands of the Islamic State.

February 27th, 2015

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Schiff Submits Statement Honoring Victims of Sumgait Pogrom

Schiff Submits Statement Honoring Victims of Sumgait Pogrom

Representative Adam Schiff, a lead sponsor of the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Resolution, on Friday submitted a statement to the Congressional Record honoring the lives of those lost in the pogrom twenty-seven years ago.

February 27th, 2015

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Congresswoman Chu Commemorates Anti-Armenian Pogroms

Congresswoman Chu Commemorates Anti-Armenian Pogroms

Offers Powerful Remarks on the House Floor Condemning Baku, Sumgait, Girovabad Massacres, Defending Artsakh’s Right to Freedom
WASHINGTON—Representative Judy Chu (D-Calif.) took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to commemorate the Sumgait, Baku, and Girovabad massacres, condemn ongoing Azerbaijani aggression, and call for freedom for the people of Nagorno Karabakh, reported the [...]

February 26th, 2015

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South Dakota House Recognizes Armenian Genocide

South Dakota House Recognizes Armenian Genocide

South Dakota becomes the forty-third United States state to recognize the Armenian Genocide, with the adoption, earlier today, of House Concurrent Resolution 1009 (HCR 1009), reported the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region.

February 26th, 2015

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Artsakh Court of Appeals Takes Up Azeri Commandos’ Case

Artsakh Court of Appeals Takes Up Azeri Commandos’ Case

A hearing for the case of Azerbaijani nationals Dilham Askerov and Shahbaz Guliyev was held at the Artsakh Court of Appeals in Stepanakert on Thursday.

February 26th, 2015

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Former Police Chief Detained as Key Figure in Dink Murder

Former Police Chief Detained as Key Figure in Dink Murder

A high-ranking Turkish police chief has been detained in Ankara as part of the investigation into the 2007 murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink.

February 26th, 2015

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Rep. Sherman Calls On Kerry to ‘Show Courage’ And Recognize the Armenian Genocide

Rep. Sherman Calls On Kerry to ‘Show Courage’ And Recognize the Armenian Genocide

Rep. Cicilline joined by key Committee members in submitting questions on Armenian Genocide, US-Armenia relationship and range of Armenian American Foreign Aid Concerns
WASHINGTON—Representative Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) – speaking Wednesday from the dais of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee – directly called upon Secretary of State John Kerry, and by extension the entire Obama [...]

February 26th, 2015

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Zangi Founder Wants to Ring Out Skype

Zangi Founder Wants to Ring Out Skype

At the Innovate Armenia event hosted by the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies on Feb. 21, a team of software engineers from Armenia, headed by Varham Martirosian, presented a mobile phone application that wowed the audience.

February 26th, 2015

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Armenian IT Firms to Showcase Products in Germany

Armenian IT Firms to Showcase Products in Germany

Several Armenian IT companies will showcase their products at CeBIT 2015, the largest technology exhibition in Europe set for March 16 to 20 in Hanover, Germany, the Union of Information Technology Enterprises (UITE) of Armenia reports.

February 26th, 2015

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Turkey Blocks Genocide Centennial Website

Turkey Blocks Genocide Centennial Website

Access to ArmenianGenocide100.org, created ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, has been blocked by several Internet service providers in Turkey, Armenpress reports.

February 26th, 2015

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