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Dr. Vartiter Kotcholosian Hovannisian Passes Away

Dr. Vartiter Kotcholosian Hovannisian Scholar and physician Vartiter Kotcholosian Hovannisian, M.D. passed away on November 25 in Los Angeles. She was 90. In the early days of Armenia’s Independence, Dr. Hovannisian became an advocate ...

House of Representatives Has Spoken: Australian Government Must Recognize Armenian, Assyrian, Greek Genocides

(Armradio)- On Monday 29th November 2021, the Federal Parliament’s House of Representatives unanimously debated in favor of a motion calling on the Australian Government to recognize the Armenian, Assyrian, and Greek Genocides, reports the ...

Over $12 Million Raised for Humanitarian and Infrastructural Aid During Armenia Fund Telethon

“Empowering the Homeland’s Remote Communities,” was the theme of the Armenia Fund Telethon 2021 which raised over 12M dollars in support of dozens of communities in Armenia and Artsakh impacted by the 44-day War. The four-hour Telethon ...

ANCA-WR Honors Armenia’s Human Rights Defender Dr. Arman Tatoyan at 2021 Grassroots Luncheon

Armenia’s Human Rights Defender Dr. Arman Tatoyan accepted the “Human Rights Champion” award with ANCA-WR board members Hermine Pakhanians and Raffi Kassabian on stage LOS ANGELES, Asbarez—More than 300 activists, community leaders, ...

Pro-Azerbaijani Ads Removed from Buses in Greece

Azerbaijani advertisement on busses in Thessaloniki, Greece were removed for their anti- Armenian messaging The Armenian National Committee of Greece's efforts led to the removal of bus advertisements depicting occupied Shushi as part of ...

Hampig Sassounian Freed, Arrives in Armenia

Hampig Sassounian in Armenia, October 29, 2021 YEREVAN—After serving almost 40 years in prison, Hampig Sassounian has been freed. “It is with incredible joy that I write to you from Armenia,” read Sassounian’s brief statement released ...

Armenian-American Nicholas Kristof Announces Bid for Governor of Oregon

Armenian-American Nicholas Kristof (Hachikian) will run for Governor of Oregon. He made the announcement on Twitter. https://twitter.com/NickKristof/status/1453379554152640526 Nicholas Kristof is a former New York Times columnist and ...

Erdogan says Turkey is set to banish 10 Western ambassadors

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered the foreign ministry to declare 10 ambassadors from Western countries ‘persona non grata’ for calling for the release of philanthropist Osman Kavala, Reuters repo...

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 ...

Julienne Lusenge of Congo Awarded the 2021 Aurora Prize

Julienne Lusenge The sixth annual Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity was awarded today to Julienne Lusenge, a human rights defender, co-founder of Women’s Solidarity for Inclusive Peace and Development (SOFEPADI) and Fund for Congolese Women ...