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Echoes of Survival: A Creative Take on the Armenian Genocide

By Meghedi Melody Nazarian The narrative of the Armenian Genocide has been on repeat — both in media and in the minds of Armenians all over the world — for over 100 years now. There are countless chilling facts circling the atrocities carried ...

Intolerance toward ‘The Others’ in Turkey

Raffi Bedrosyan Just when one thinks the level of hatred and intolerance in Turkey toward minorities cannot get any worse, something shocking happens which surpasses even the worst incidents of the past. Aysel Tugluk, formerly a human rights ...

A Resurgent Monument to the Living Memory of Soseh Mairik

Nearly three fateful decades have gone by since the time, when the authorities of the newly liberated Artsakh Republic—recovering from an epic liberation war fought against a merciless enemy—offered the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) a war-rava...
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Torontohye: In The Long Run Of Time

By: Isabel Kaprielian-Churchill Since the latter part of the 18th century, the media have provided one of the most important channels of communication for Armenians dispersed in a global diaspora. Toronto Hye, the local monthly, is following this ...

Thank You, Canada—150 Has Never Looked so Good!

By Rupen Janbazian Hey Canada, Even though it’s been a while since I’ve left, I have not forgotten about you or how good you’ve been to me… Every time I tell people here that I hail from your shores, you end up being the butt of all ...

Bedrosyan: What’s Next for Turkey?

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters during a rally for the upcoming referendum in Istanbul, March 11, 2017. By Raffi Bedrosyan  The April 16 referendum in Turkey—to revise the constitution and grant expanded ...

TUMO Camp Offers Teens To See A Modern Armenia That’s On The Cutting Edge Of Art And Technology

As part of TorontoHye Newspaper’s cooperation with TUMO Center for Creative Technologies in Yerevan, we had an interview with Camp TUMO coordinator Ani Gharabaghtsyan. Interview by Karin Saghdejian TUMO is considered one of the most advanced ...
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Zoryan Institute Releases New Book on Fate of Non-Muslims and Christians in Turkey 1913-1923, Contextualizing Issues in the Middle East Today

Greek army units landing in Smyrna, May 1919. Courtesy Athens War Museum. "When one sees what is happening in Turkey right now, how Turkey is dealing with its own minorities, the type of language that the President of Turkey is using in regards to ...

Time to Cure Armenia from ‘Levon the Virus’

Levon Ter-Petrosyan (Photo: hraparak.am) By Haig Kayserian  It is truly a sad reality that Levon Ter-Petrosyan’s name remains a relevant part of the Armenian political vernacular. The first President of Armenia’s current ...

The Plight of Hidden or Islamized Armenians in Turkey

By Raffi Bedrosyan.  Special for the Armenian Weekly What a difference a year makes… It was August of last year, when Project Rebirth organized trips to Armenia for a large group of hidden Islamized Armenians from Diyarbakir, Urfa, ...