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Armenian Genocide Memorial Unveiled in Los Angeles Park

An Armenian Genocide monument was unveiled Saturday at Grand Park during an event, which brought out hundreds of community members and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, who has been instrumental in the fruition of the project. Conc...

Armenian Genocide Memorial Forest Of Hope Unveiled By The City Of Markham

A small patch of land, evergreen trees, a memory: the searing pain travelling a century implanted in a park in a suburb in Toronto as a testament of survival and perseverance. The unveiling of the Armenian Genocide Forest of Hope took place ...

AGBU continues to invest in creating generations of talented young Armenians

College-aged students gain valuable experience in Armenia and throughout the diaspora Every year, AGBU offers a spectacular array of programs that not only help Armenian youth prepare for successful careers, but also allow them to become better ...

A Genocide is Not an Accident, it is a Choice:  International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies’ 2016 University Program

“A Genocide is not an accident; it is a choice. It occurs because human beings make it happen and let it happen” said Roger Smith, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies’, in ...

Musa Dagh-Dort Yol-Kessab Volume Released

The 14th volume in the UCLA conference series, ‘Historic Armenian Cities and Provinces’ was released by Mazda Publishers in September 2016 under the title of Armenian Communities of the Northeastern Mediterranean: Musa Dagh - Dort Yol - Kessab. ...

Toronto Armenian community renovates school in Karabakh

With the support of its Toronto affiliate, the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund is implementing a number of renovations at the secondary school of Mataghis, a community in Artsakh’s (Nagorno Karabakh) Martakert region. The three-story campus was ...

Diaspora Celebrities Urge ‘Democratic Change’ In Armenia

(RFE/RL)- Rock musician Serj Tankian and other prominent Diaspora Armenian artists have called on Armenia’s government to end widespread corruption, respect laws and hold democratic elections, in a joint appeal which they hope will speed up ...

His Holiness Aram I Salutes ANCA Advocacy for the Armenian Cause, Bestows ‘Knight of Cilicia’ Medal on Executive Director Aram Hamparian

Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, recognized the Armenian National Committee of America’s (ANCA) leadership in advancing the Armenian Cause, bestowing the Knight of Cilicia Medal on Executive Director Aram Hamparian, in honour of ...

Zoryan Institute: Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia

Today, on this 25th anniversary of Armenian independence, we can look back with pride and remember that Armenia was the first Soviet republic that through a referendum, declared its independence from the Soviet Union. During that turbulent period, ...