Following a string of negative pieces of mail sent out by Christine Essel–ads that alleged Krekorian is anti-semitic, misogynist and hateful–outraged community leaders responded in full force.
President Barack Obama hailed the Armenia-Turkey protocols and pledged US support for the process as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erodagan, on the eve of his meeting with the president, issued an ultimatum to the White House saying that normalization process could not move forward without an end to the Karabakh conflict.
The Armenian Youth Federation’s Youth Corps program released on Thursday the latest in a series of promotional videos as part of a year-long campaign to build momentum for the program’s 15th anniversary.
Among the 29 Armenian Churches functioning in Tbilisi in the beginning of the 20th-Century, only 1 remains active. Many analysts and members of the Armenian Community in Georgia view this as an attempt to completely assimilate or drive out what remains of this centuries old ethnic-Armenian population.
Midway into the month-long Armenian American grassroots campaign to encourage President Obama to personally confront Turkey’s Prime Minister with the facts of the Armenian Genocide during their December 7th White House meeting, the Armenian National Committee of America’s (ANCA) “Countdown to Erdogan” has come under heavy fire from a Turkish lobby that appears increasingly nervous about the impact that Ankara’s growing rift with Washington will have on U.S. complicity in its genocide denial campaign.
Having completed a full week of grassroots activities urging U.S. Senate support for Armenian Genocide affirmation, the Armenian National Committee of America’s (ANCA) “Countdown to Erdogan” campaign, now in its second week, will be focusing the need for the U.S. House of Representatives to move quickly to adopt the Armenian Genocide Resolution, H.Res.252.
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.