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Capitol Hill viewing of “The Promise” draws capacity Congressional audience

A special Capitol Hill viewing of “The Promise” – the Armenian Genocide-era epic starring Christian Bale set for nationwide release on April 21st – drew a capacity crowd of Members of Congress, senior Congressional aides, coalition partners, ...

Reps. Trott and Schiff Spearhead Bipartisan Genocide Prevention Resolution

U.S. Representatives David Trott meets with Eric Esraelian and The Promise director Terry George. Legislation aims to apply lessons of the Armenian Genocide in preventing new atrocities across the Middle East U.S. Representatives David Trott ...

Schiff calls for expanded aid to Artsakh and Armenia

Ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Adam Schiff delivered powerful testimony on March 16 before key House foreign aid appropriators, calling for the expansion of U.S. assistance to Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) and Armenia, and ...

Rights of Women ‘Simply Ignored or Sidestepped’ says ARS

The ARS Central Executive Board, joins the global sisterhood of women, in celebrating this year’s International Day of Women, and relays its best wishes to its world-wide entities in the Homeland and the Diaspora, to all devoted Armenian mothers, ...

A Message from ‘The Promise’ Producer Eric Esrailian

Below is a public message from Eric Esrailian, the producer of the upcoming Armenian Genocide film The Promise. *** My name is Eric Esrailian, I am a proud Armenian, and I am the great-grandson of Armenian Genocide survivors. The story of the ...

ANCC: Axe murderer still considered a hero in Azerbaijan

  The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) called upon the international community to pressure Azerbaijan to respect its international promise and imprison Ramil Safarov, the Azeri lieutenant responsible for the horrific murder of ...

Etchmiadzin brokers a Solution: Archbishop Aram Ateshian to Resign by March 15

An agreement on the elections of the Patriarch of Istanbul has been reached after two days of discussions at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. Bishop Sahak Masalyan, General Vicar of the Patriarch of Istanbul Aram Ateshian and Primate of the ...

Ateshian Forces Resignation of Istanbul Patriarchate Religious Council Chair

ISTANBUL, Turkey—Chairman of the Religious Council of the Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul Bishop Sahak Mashalian has announced his resignation in a statement released on Monday, stating that General Vicar Aram Ateshian is to blame for his ...

Francois Hollande attends annual dinner with Armenians of France

(A.W.)— French President Francois Hollande attended an annual dinner with the Coordinating Council of Armenian Organizations of France (CCAF) for the last time as President of France on Feb. 9. During the dinner—which was also attended by the ...

Students Stage Silent Protests Against Genocide Denial Across U.S. and Canada

(A.W.)—Armenian students across the United States and Canada participated in the annual “Stain of Denial” silent protests on Feb. 9, against the continuous denial of the Armenian Genocide. The protests, which were coordinated by the ...