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Twelve Years Later, Hrant Dink’s Legacy Remains Everlastingly Relevant

OTTAWA- Twelve years ago, today, prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist and human rights activist, Hrant Dink, fell victim to a targeted assassination in Istanbul. The commission of this heinous crime has remained largely unpunished and is often ...

ANCA Empowers Record Number of Recent Graduates Starting Policy, Political and Media Careers in Washington, DC

ANCA Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program Director Tereza Yerimyan (center) with Winter 2019 Fellows (from l to r): Karoun Tcholakian, Alex Avaneszadeh, Allen Sarkissian, Armine Sargsyan, Ani Karapetyan, Natalie Manukian, Mane Voskanyan, ...

Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act signed into law

:Armradio",- President Donald Trump signed the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act, a ground-breaking genocide prevention law, overwhelmingly adopted by the Senate and House, which codifies earlier measures, including those implemen...
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First Ever English Translation of Tzarukian’s ‘Letter to Yerevan’ Published by Hairenik Press

Sonentz-Papazian and Janbazian’s English Translation Available Now on Amazon.com. All Proceeds to Be Donated to the Hairenik Association’s Newspaper Digitization Project. WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Hairenik Press announced on Jan. 11 the first ever ...

Getty Research Institute Digitizes Photos Documenting Armenian Genocide

(Getty Iris)- The Getty Research Institute has digitized over 6,000 of Ottoman-era photographs from French collector Pierre de Gigord’s collection, making them available to study and download for free online. From albumen prints to lantern ...

New Novel, ‘Letters to Barbra,’ from Journalist Paul Chaderjian

Meshag Publishing has just released Diasporan journalist Paul Chaderjian’s new novel entitled Letters to Barbra. Letters to Barbra explores the Armenian identity through the story of an outsider. It’s told in a disjointed, Facebook-...

Charles Aznavour’s monument to be raised in Moscow

(168.am),- The issue of selecting the place of Charles Aznavour’s monument is being discussed in Moscow. Siting “Moskovskij Komsomolets”, it’s possible that the legendary late chansonnier’s songs may be performed at Moscow International ...
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Surgeon and Missionary Dr. Tom Catena becomes Aurora Initiative Chair

American physician and Catholic missionary Tom Catena has joined the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative as Chair. The appointment was announced during the Aurora Dialogues in Berlin.  Tom Catena will be responsible for engaging key humanitarian ...

Historian Taner Akçam launches digital archive documenting the Armenian Genocide

Doctoral candidates Anna Aleksanyan, Burçin Gerçek and Ani Ohanian (seated, from left) work with Professor Taner Akçam on the Krikor Guerguerian Archive. Thousands of materials, including ‘killing orders,’ available online (Clark now)- ...

ARS Appoints New UN Coordinators

The Armenian Relief Society (ARS), Inc. announced the appointment of Christina Mehranbod as Coordinator of the ARS activities at the United Nations (UN) and of Maral Tutunjian as the ARS UN Assistant Coordinator. Mehranbod and Tutunjian will be ...