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Merrimack Valley genocide survivor Nellie Nazarian, 102, kept a vigil until the very end.

Last Genocide Survivor in Merrimack Valley Passes Away

METHUEN, Mass.—Nazalie “Nellie” Nazarian took her leave with a blaze of glory. Merrimack Valley genocide survivor Nellie Nazarian, 102, kept a vigil until the very end. The last genocide survivor in Merrimack Valley passed away peacefully on June 12, surrounded by her loving family. Just [more...]

June 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

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Syrian Army in Full Control of Kessab

DAMASCUS, Syria–The Syrian Army officially announced its recapture of Kessab on June 15, and said that it had “restored stability and security” in that town, which was attacked by al Qaeda-linked terrorists who stormed the area from Turkey, reported Reuters. The Army also said that [more...]

June 16, 2014 // 5 Comments

Aleppo is being brutalized by heavy and indiscriminate rocket fire destroying homes, churches, schools, medical facilities, and businesses.

ANCA Calls on Obama to Stop Attacks on Aleppo

Aleppo is being brutalized by heavy and indiscriminate rocket fire destroying homes, churches, schools, medical facilities, and businesses. Requests Community Meeting to Discuss Rescue of Aleppo WASHINGTON—Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Chairman Ken Hachikian called upon President [more...]

June 13, 2014 // 3 Comments

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Committee Vote on Turkey Christian Churches Scheduled

Turkish Government Attacks Religious Freedom Measure WASHINGTON—The U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, under the leadership of Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), is set to consider H.R. 4347, the Turkey Christian Churches Accountability Act, on Wednesday, June 18th at 10:00 am EST. Capitol Hill [more...]

June 12, 2014 // 1 Comment

The opening plenary featuring a discussion between David Barsamian (R) of Alternative Radio and noted scholar and public intellectual Noam Chomsky. (Photo by Aaron Spagnolo)

Armenians and Progressive Politics Conference Set for Sept. 26-27

Armeno-Turkish relations main conference theme CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—After a two-year hiatus, the “Armenians and Progressive Politics” (APP) conference will reappear on September 26-27 in Greater Boston. This year’s theme will be Armeno-Turkish relations, including a number of panels [more...]

June 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

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ARS: Donations Urgently Needed for Aleppo Armenians under Attack

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Eastern United States this week expressed its grave concern over the recent escalation in attacks in Aleppo, Syria. Sources in Syria have reported that more than 60 mortar bombs have fallen in Armenian-populated areas over the past week. [more...]

June 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

ANCA Government Affairs Director Kate Nahapetian

ANCA Testifies on Azerbaijan’s Anti-Armenian Agenda

Congressional Testimony Warns Legislators about Dangers of Baku’s Growing Intolerance WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), in testimony submitted this week for a Capitol Hill hearing of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, called the attention of [more...]

June 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

ARS-Syria’s Socio-medical Center after the attacks

ARS Condemns Anti-Armenian Attacks on Nor Kyough

The Central Executive Board of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) condemns, in no uncertain terms, the ongoing, indiscriminate shelling of Aleppo’s Armenian-populated Nor Kyough suburb since June 1. Following the brutal deportation of the native Armenians of Kessab, this latest undeniably [more...]

June 6, 2014 // 7 Comments

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European Rights Court Agrees to Hear Swiss Appeal on Perincek Ruling

STRASBOURG (Asbarez)—The European Court of Human Rights on June 3 agreed to hear an appeal filed by the government of Switzerland of the court’s ruling in December that the denial of the Armenian Genocide was not a crime, reported the Le Matin newspaper. The government of Switzerland [more...]

June 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

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