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Former Repatriate Applauds Diaspora Ministry Apology

For Tom Mooradian, Armenia’s apology for the cruel treatment of “Armenian repatriates” during the post-World War II years of 1946-48 was a positive sign that Yerevan seeks to correct the disastrous repatriation drive. Mooradian was a 19-year-old teenager from Detroit when he witnessed the cruel punishment endured by thousands of repatriates to Soviet Armenia in 1947. He was one of several hundred American Armenians who went to then communist-controlled Armenia.

AYF 75th Anniversary Marked in New York

NEW YORK–On October 5 the New York Armenian Youth Federation-Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Hayortik chapter led the Greater New York Armenian community in celebrating the AYF’s 75th anniversary. The event gathered members from local organizations such as Hamazkayin, Homenetmen, Armenian Relief Society chapters, and representatives from the Republic of Armenia’s Mission to

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