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Armenia’s Parents Dream of Having Sons

(Opendemocracy).- Armenia still has one of the world’s highest rates of sex-selective abortions. Here are the mothers’ stories. This article originally appeared on Open Caucasus Media. We are grateful for their permission to republish it ...

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. TorontoHye, the local monthly, is following ...

How Armenia’s Winemaking Heritage Is Being Rejuvenated: The Spectator

Writer and ‘professional drinker’ Henry Jeffreys recently visited Armenia to rediscover the viticultural riches of the country. In an article published on The Spectator, the author details traditional Armenian ...
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When Even the Dead Cannot Rest in Peace: Turkey’s Intolerance toward the ‘Other’

By Raffi Bedrosyan IMG.A scene from Hatun Tuğluk’s funeral (Photo: sozcu.com.tr) Just when one thinks the level of hatred and intolerance in Turkey toward minorities cannot get any worse, something shocking happens that surpasses even ...

The Untold Stories of Turkey: An Armenian Island on the Bosphorus

By Raffi Bedrosyan IMG. View of Constantinople and the Bosphorus, by Ivan Aivazovsky – Oil on canvas, 1856 (Photo: Sothebys) What makes Istanbul beautiful is the Bosphorus ,dividing the city between Europe and Asia. And what makes the ...

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 ...
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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...

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 ...