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Camp Armen Landlord Agrees to Negotiate

Camp Armen Landlord Agrees to Negotiate

  ISTANBUL—As a result of activists fighting against the demolition of Camp Armen, an Armenian orphanage in Istanbul, the landlord of the orphanage has temporarily halted the demolition of the camp and has agreed to hear out proposals from the activists. Garo Paylan, an Armenian candidate who is nominated for the upcoming parliamentary elections in

Camp Armen Demolition Halted As Activists Intervene

ISTANBUL—The demolition of a former camp for Armenian orphans has been halted due to public protests with activists preparing to spend the night at the site to prevent further attempts to demolish the building, Today’s Zaman reports. Around 10 a. m. on Wednesday, bulldozers entered Camp Armen — a former summer camp for Armenian orphans

AYF Pushes Social Justice With Music; Joins Visa, LA Mission to Feed Homeless on Thanksgiving

The Armenian Youth Federation last month teamed with experimental-fusion rock band Visa and a host of local socially-conscious artists to put-on a special benefit concert that helped feed the less fortunate on Thanksgiving Day through the Los Angeles Mission, a non-profit serving the homeless of Downtown Los Angeles.

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