Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) was joined by U.S. House colleagues Judy Chu (D-CA), Gary Peters (D-MI) and Linda Sanchez (D-CA) in commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Azerbaijani pogroms against Armenians in Sumgait, spotlighting the Aliyev regime’s ongoing threats and violence against Armenia and Karabakh, in powerful statements issued earlier today, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
The Armenian National Committee of America is engaged in ongoing discussions with the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development regarding Armenian American concerns about the negative impact of high-profile U.S. advocacy for increasingly controversial pension reforms in Armenia.
U.S. Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA) and David Cicilline (D-RI) offered strong condemnations of the Azerbaijani massacres in Sumgait, Baku and Kirovabad and spoke out in support of the democratic right to self-determination of the people of Artsakh in powerful statements issued in commemoration of these crimes, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) was joined by fellow Committee colleague Brad Sherman (D-CA) and Representatives Tony Cardenas (D-CA), Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA) in commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Azerbaijani pogroms against the Armenian population of the Azerbaijani city of Sumgait, and condemning the ongoing violence and intimidation fostered by the government of President Ilham Aliyev, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
The South Dakota House of Representatives on Tuesday tabled action on an anti-Armenian resolution initiated by Azerbaijan, effectively dealing a serious setback to a biased and historically inaccurate measure pressed aggressively by Baku’s U.S.-based lobbyists, reported Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region.
Reps. Schiff, Cicilline and Pallone Participate in Social Media Campaign Condemning Azerbaijan’s Pardon, Praise and Promotion of Unrepentant Axe Murderer Ramil Safarov
WASHINGTON—Ten years after the brutal murder of Armenian Lt. Gurgen Margaryan, Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA), David Cicilline (D-RI) and Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) joined with Armenians worldwide in condemning the Azerbaijani [...]
Standing strong against a well-funded Azeri lobby, the Hawaii Legislature rejected two pro-Azeri resolutions during a committee hearing on Wednesday at the State Capitol, handing the Azeri government a resounding defeat in the Aloha State. The two measures were heard during a regular meeting of the Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts Committee of Hawaii’s House of Representatives.
Representative Adam Schiff on Thursday joined President Barack Obama to help announce the first five “Promise Zones,” which will include one located in the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Hollywood, East Hollywood, Koreatown, Westlake and Pico Union. The Little Armenia neighborhood in Hollywood falls within this program’s borders.
As President Obama visits the epicenter of the Armenian community in the United States, religious and community leaders will hold a press conference to call on the President to stop blocking the display of an Armenian Genocide-era rug woven by orphans of that crime against humanity. The rug, which took Armenian orphans 10 months to weave and has 4,404,206 individual knots, was presented to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925.
Hosted at the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (Subcommittee on European Affairs), U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland answered questions regarding the upcoming EU Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius, and whether or not the E.U. and the U.S. will continue to work with Armenia after its “surprising” choice to join the Russia-led Customs Union, made public in early September 2013.
Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) called on the Obama Administration to allow exhibition of the “Armenian Orphan Rug” at the Smithsonian Museum. The rug, woven by orphans of the Armenian Genocide in 1920, was presented to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925 as thanks for U.S. assistance during the genocide.