Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez called for a “Leahy Law” investigation into reports that the Azerbaijan committed gross violations of human rights during Baku’s April 2 offensive against Nagorno-Karabakh.
Armenian Chess grandmaster Levon Aronian beat World Champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in Round 8 of the Norway Chess-2016 super tournament.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk says that “The time has come for Azerbaijan to face consequences from the United States and the international community for its blatant military aggression against the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.”
On April 27, the World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $30 million loan for the Power Sector Financial Recovery Program-for-Results for Armenia.
Azerbaijan has accused the Karabakh Defense Army of shelling its civilian population, while video proves Azeri shelling of Karabakh settlement, Mataghis.
Turkey’s Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-Chair, Figen Yüksekdağ, during a group meeting, discussed the Armenian Genocide and apologized on behalf of the political party.
Jim Costa (D-CA-16) spoke on the House floor on April 27 to honor Soghomon Tehlirian and the 1.5 million victims of Armenian Genocide.
Members of U.S. Senate and House took part in the annual Capitol Hill remembrance of the Armenian Genocide on April 27, stressing that the United States should be working toward a truthful and just recognition of this crime, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.
Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region (ANCA-WR) announces an extensive list of endorsed candidates for June 7 elections primary elections in California.
The Genocide Education Project led a day-long professional development workshop on April 16th in Scottsdale, Arizona, entitled: “The Armenian Genocide – 100 Years: Fundamentals of Teaching about the “Prototype” Genocide of the Modern Era”