In his annual statement for April 24, President Obama, once again, failed to properly recognize the Armenian Genocide, instead using the classic euphemisms to characterize the events of 1915.
The Pico Rivera City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution honoring the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) and its citizens, announcing the town of Karvachar, Artsakh and the City of Pico Rivera as “Friendship Cities,” reported the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region.
Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian released a statement on Wednesday, one day ahead of April 24th commemorations of what will be the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, paying his respects to the memories of those who perished and calling on Turkey to face the truth about a dark chapter of its history. Below is the full text of the statement.
Dr. J. Michael Hagopian’s collection of 400 interviews of Armenian Genocide survivors and witnesses drew one step closer to being fully integrated into the Visual History Archive today. The Armenian Film Foundation officially handed over the collection to the USC Shoah Foundation, where the process of cataloguing and indexing will begin.
“I simply ask you to do your work,” world-renowned filmmaker Atom Egoyan says in an open letter to the people of Turkey, calling for an end to the denial of the Armenian Genocide. In his letter, Egoyan pleads with the Turkish people to do their part in putting an end to a genocide that continues through denial and to finally make way for healing. The full text of the letter is below.