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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 ...

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian

(Armradio)- The 2021 Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine has been awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch. The two US-based scientists received the accolade for describing the ...

Yemenidjian Family Donates $10 Million for ‘TUMO Armenia’ Campaign

"Asbarez" – Marking TUMO’s 10 year anniversary and the inauguration of the new TUMO Gyumri building, the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies last week announced a five year, $50 million initiative to make its leading edge educational program ...

Armenian Relief Society’s Humanitarian Assistance in Artsakh and Armenia

September 27, 2020 marks the start of the attack on Artsakh by the Azeri government along with its allies and hired guns. We stand with all the soldiers who fought valiantly to defend our homeland. We stand in solidarity with all those who gave ...

U.S. House Passes Cardenas-Schiff-Sherman Amendment, Demands Azerbaijan’s Immediate Release of Armenian POWs

(ANCA )- The U.S. House passed the Cardenas-Schiff-Sherman Amendment, demanding Azerbaijan's immediate release of Armenian POWs, and calling for a report on Azerbaijani war crimes, including the use of illegal munitions and white phosphorus against ...

Archbishop Raphaël François Minassian Elected Armenian Catholic Patriarch of Cilicia

The Synod of Bishops of the Patriarchal Church of Cilicia of the Armenians, Lebanon, convoked by the Holy Father in Rome on 22 and 23 September 2021, has elected His Excellency Archbishop Raphaël François Minassian, titular of Caesaria in Cappad...