BREAKING: President Joseph Biden Officially Recognized The Armenian Genocide
WASHINGTON, DC – President Joseph Biden officially recognized the Armenian Genocide, today, rejecting the longest-lasting foreign gag-rule in American history and dealing a major setback to Turkey’s century-long obstruction of justice for this crime, a move welcomed by the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
In joining with ...
APRIL 24: Armenians Worldwide Commemorate 106th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide
Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial, April 24, 2020
(Armenpress)- In 1915, the crime perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire against the Armenians was the first genocide of 20th century. The Armenians worldwide commemorate 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on April 24.
Compared to 2020, this year there will no restriction for visit to the ...
Idaho recognizes Artsakh independence
The U.S. state of Idaho has recognized the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) and proclaimed April 24, 2021 a Day of Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide, the Armenian National Committee of America reports.
The proclamation was signed by Brad Little, Governor of Idaho.
California, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, ...
Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s Statement on the 106th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
Today, we stand with the Armenian community in Ontario and around the world to commemorate the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Together, we remember the strength and bravery of the Armenian people and honour the memory of the victims of this dark chapter in human history. This genocide and the tragedies of the past must never be forgotten. They serve ...
Quebec National Assembly Adopts Resolution on 106th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide
Quebec National Assembly
(Armradio)- The Quebec National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution marking the 106th anniversary of the Armenian genocide.
With the resolution the National Assembly of Quebec marks the 106th anniversary of the Armenian genocide which caused the deaths of 1.5 million men, women and children.
It deplores that ...
Azerbaijani Forces Fire at Artsakh Civilians
Russian peacekeeping forces stationed in Artsakh
(Asbarez)- Artsakh’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday condemned Azerbaijani forces for firing at Armenian civilian positions, adding that through its continued aggression Baku wants to ‘torpedo’ the Russian peacekeeping mission, in place since the end of military actions in Karabakh.
Canadian MP Urges Foreign Minister To Call For Release Of Armenian POWs
MP Elizabeth May
In a letter to Foreign Minister Marc Garneau, Parliamentary Leader of the Green Party of Canada, MP Elizabeth May urges the government to follow the recommendations of Human Rights Watch and call for the immediate release of Armenian POWs, reports the Armenian National Committee of Canada.
Ankara Says U.S. Recognition of Genocide will ‘Worsen Ties’
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusolglu
(Asbarez)- Ankara has warned President Joe Biden that if the United States were to recognize the Armenian Genocide it would “further harm” already strained ties with Turkey.
Asked in an interview with broadcaster Haberturk about whether Biden would recognize the killings as a genocide amid ...
Cilicia Catholicosate Re-Files Lawsuit Against Turkey
By Harut Sassounian
The California Courier
In 2015 the Catholicosate of Cilicia (headquartered in Antelias, Lebanon) filed a lawsuit against the government of Turkey seeking the return of its historic seat in Sis, Turkey (present-day Kozan district of the Adana Province), which was confiscated in 1921.
The Catholicosate had initially filed ...