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Boxer, Lieberman, Sanchez Co-Sponser Senate, House Genocide Bills

Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Joe Lieberman (D-CT) and Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) became, this week, the most recent additions to the growing bipartisan group of legislators supporting the Armenian Genocide Resolution (S.Res.316 and H.Res.252), reported the Armenian National Committee of America.

Senate Majority Leader To Cosponsor Armenian Genocide Resolution

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has informed the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) that he will once again support legislation calling for U.S. reaffirmation of the Armenian Genocide.

ANCA ‘Countdown to Erdogan’ Campaign Calls on Obama to Honor Genocide Pledge

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Monday unveiled “Countdown to Erdogan” – a month-long campaign of grassroots activism aimed at encouraging the U.S. Congress, the media, and – ultimately – the White House to put America on the right side of the Armenian Genocide.

AYF Targets Corporate Complicity In Genocide Denial With Launch Of Chevron Protest Campaign

The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) will join with Armenian Americans and human rights activists in kicking off a nationwide campaign to raise awareness about Turkish Government coercion of energy giant Chevron and some five multinational corporations currently lobbying against Armenian Genocide legislation.

Armenia, Turkey Announce ‘Roadmap’ To Normal Ties

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–Armenia and Turkey said on Wednesday night that they have agreed on a “roadmap” for normalizing bilateral relations after an almost year of intensive negotiations mediated by Switzerland. It remained unclear, however, whether they will establish diplomatic relations and open their border anytime soon. “The two parties have achieved tangible progress and mutual

All-ASA Reaffirms Support of Genocide Recognition, Karabakh Independence

Los Angeles, CA–The All-Armenian Students Association ("All-ASA"), a confederation of Armenian American college student organizations, adopted a resolution reaffirming their support for Genocide recognition as well as the self determination of Nagorno-Karabakh. In a general meeting held recently at Loyola Marymount University, delegates voted in favor of the resolution which was introduced by the Shant

Keeping the Eye on the Ball, not Emanuel

The selection of Rahm Emanuel as chief of staff–the first major appointment by President-elect Barack Obama–did not fare well with many Armenian-Americans who supported the Illinois Senator’s bid for presidency. While the Armenian-Americans who overwhelmingly voted for Obama showed signs of unease, those who supported the McCain-Palin ticket were quick to exclaim, I told you

A Victory for All

LOS ANGELES–Armenia’s for Obama wholeheartedly congratulates President-Elect Barack Obama and Vice-President-Elect Joe Biden on their historic victory, which swept the nation with a promise of change and hope for a brighter future. The Obama victory is especially poignant for the Armenian-American community, due to the consistent promises and pledges the campaign has made on the

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