month : 10/2021 26 results

The Zoryan Institute Organizes Virtual Conference to Address Gender Related Issues in the Republic of Armenia

The conference, Gender and Intersectionality in Post-Soviet Armenia, took place virtually on October 15 and 16, 2021. The conference was organized by the Zoryan Institute in partnership with the UCLA Promise Armenian Institute to bridge academic scholarship on gender issues in Armenia, with work being done on the ground.The conference ...

ALC Announces New Cases Filed On “Disappeared Captives” And “Unlawful Killings” Before The ECHR

WASHINGTON, DC — The Armenian Legal Center for Justice & Human Rights (ALC) has announced the filing of 16 new cases of “enforced disappearances” before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on behalf of 20 Armenian individuals who have disappeared while in Azerbaijani captivity. The ALC, in partnership with the International & ...

Hospitals in Armenia Overwhelmed With COVID-19 Patients

A packed intensive care unit at Surp Grigor Lusavorich hospital in Yerevan.   YEREVAN (Azatutyun.am)—Armenia reported a record 2,603 coronavirus cases and hundreds of its unvaccinated citizens awaited hospitalization on Thursday as health authorities struggled to cope with a new wave of infections in the country of about 3 million. ...

Turkey Took a Leading Role in Supporting Azerbaijan Military Efforts in Nagorno-Karabakh – European Commission

Turkey took a leading role in supporting Azerbaijan military efforts in Nagorno-Karabakh, providing military assistance, intelligence and weapons, and reportedly support through foreign fighters, the European Commission said in the 2021 Report on Turkey. As a consequence, the report said, relations with Armenia did not improve. The Commis...

BBC Music Magazine Explores the Enduring Influence of Komitas

BBC Music Magazine’s Michael Church explores the enduring influence of Komitas, the composer and pioneering folk-collector whose career met a brutal end. The author notes that while many in the world would name Aram Khachatourian as greatest Armenian composer, but most Armenians will say it’s Komitas. “His output was very modest – ...

Five Armenian Citizens Return from Azerbaijani Captivity

Five armenian citizens return from Azerbaijani Captivity, Oct.19, 2021, photo: Sputnik Armenia (Sputnik Armenia)- The plane transporting five Armenian prisoners of war from Baku to Armenia landed at Erebuni Airport in Yerevan a few minutes ago. Among the returning captives are Mels Ambardanyan, Rafik Karapetyan, Zhora Manukyan, Sedrak ...

Artilleryman Albert Hovhannisyan Named Hero of Artsakh

Artilleryman Albert Hovhannisyan, the hero of one of the most famous photos from the ongoing Karabakh war, has been named Hero of Artsakh. A relevant decree has been signed by Artsakh President Arayik Harytyunyan. The golden Eagle Order that comes with the title has been handed over to Albert’s father Artak Hovhannisyan. “I’m proud ...

Զօրակցինք Լիբանահայութեան

Սիրելի Հայրենակիցներ, Գանատայի Հայ Օգնութեան Միութիւնը, ՀՅԴ Գանատայի Կեդրոնական Կոմիտէի Լիբանանահայութեան Օժանդակութեան Յանձնախումբին եւ ուղեկից կազմակերպութիւններուն հետ համատեղ...

Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of the Honourable Raymond C. Setlakwe

(Ottawa)- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on the death of former Senator Raymond C. Setlakwe:    “It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of former Senator Raymond C. Setlakwe. “A lawyer and businessman by trade, Mr. Setlakwe was an active, generous, and well-respected member of ...