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Paul Krekorian Outlines Election Challenges and Successes in Run Up to Dec. 8th Vote

Excerpts from Paul Chaderjian’s interview with Los Angeles City Council Candidate Paul Krekorian about the December 8th run off election, his legislative successes in the CA State Assembly and the Turkish lobby’s most recent efforts undermine his election bid. To learn more about the Krekorian for City Council campaign, visit http://www.paul4council.com or call: 818-849-5200.

Dreams of a Generation: Papazian Inspires at ANC WR Banquet 2009

The Armenian National Committee, Western Region, celebrated a year of successes at its annual banquet at the newly-renovated Pasadena Convention Center on Sunday, November 8, 2009. More than 800 activists and donors attended the fundraiser, which drew prominent and senior elected officials and civil servants from the federal, state, and local governments. A powerful speech by ANC-Western Region Chairman Vicken Sonentz Papazian was the keynote address at the banquet. The attorney and volunteer chairman of the largest and most influential Armenian-American grassroots advocacy organization in the Western United States said that it was less than a century ago that the Armenian nation was pushed to the brink of extinction.

Spotlight on the ANC Western Region Banquet 2009

The Armenian National Committee, Western Region, celebrated a year of successes at its annual banquet at the newly-renovated Pasadena Convention Center on Sunday, November 8, 2009. More than 800 activists and donors attended the fundraiser, which drew prominent and senior elected officials and civil servants from the federal, state, and local governments. Also joining the ANC-WR were leaders from the Armenian community, representatives from Armenian churches, educational, cultural, sporting, and social services organizations, and friends of the Armenian Cause.

Turkish Ambassador Uses Protocols to Attack Genocide Resolution

On Friday, Oct. 23, Turkey’s Ambassador to the U.S. Nabi Sensoy, appearing on a Voice of America television news segment on the recent Senate introduction of the Armenian Genocide Resolution, cited the newly signed Turkey-Armenia protocols as a reason for his government’s intensifying campaign to block U.S. recognition of this crime against humanity, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).

The Protocols Were Signed: What’s Next?

ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian and ANC Western Region Chairman Vicken Sonentz Papazian talk with Paul Chaderjian regarding the repercussions of the signing of the Turkey-Armenia protocols and how Armenian Americans can stand up to Turkey’s efforts to use the protocols to undermine self-determination for Nagorno Karabagh and block international affirmation of the Armenian Genocide.

Over 60,000 Protest Protocols in Yerevan

Chanting “No,” “No Compromise to the Turks,” and “Mr. President do not Compromise,” more than 60,000 protesters took to the streets of the capital and began marching from Republic Square at the center of the city to the Presidential Palace in a protest against the Turkey-Armenia protocols.

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