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Add me to your blacklist, Serj Tankian tells Azerbaijan

(PanARMENIAN) – System OF A Down frontman Serj Tankian is encouraging Baku to add him to the list of all the individuals who have been banned from Azerbaijan for visiting Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh). “Add me to that list as I’ve been to ...

Charles Aznavour Receives the Raoul Wallenberg Award in Israel

IMG, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (L) presents French-Armenian singer Charles Aznavour the Raoul Wallenberg medal at the presidential compound in Jerusalem in recognition of his family’s efforts to protect Jews and others persecuted during ...

Armenian Genocide Film ‘Intent to Destroy’ Wins Best Doc at 2017 DOC LA

(Deadline)- Joe Berlinger’s documentary about the Armenian genocide Intent to Destroy won the top Best Documentary Film Award at 2017 DOC LA. The film-in-film produced by Berlinger, Chip Rosenbloom and Eric Esrailian&nb...

Historic Maps of Armenia on Display at Latvian National Library

(Armradio)- Armenia in Old Maps – an exhibition of historic maps of Armenian  opened at the Latvian National Library on October 24. Attending the event were Ambassadors accredited to Latvia, the President of the Constitutional Court of ...

Hrant Dink Foundation to Receive 2017 Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention

IMG. Prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink was assassinated in Istanbul on Jan. 19, 2007 PARIS, (A.W.)—The Chirac Foundation has announced that its 2017 Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention will be awarded to the Istanbul-based Hrant ...

ARS Fully Supports Domestic Violence Bill in Armenia

WATERTOWN, Mass.(A.W.) —Earlier this month, Armenian authorities announced a domestic violence bill in Parliament. The proposed law aims to introduce criminal and administrative liability with regard to domestic violence in Armenia. On Oct. 24, ...

New photo of desecrated Armenian church of Raqqa

Photojournalist Tony Ishak has photographed the Armenian church of Raqqa after the liberation of the city. Raqqa’s famed Armenian Catholic Church of the Martyrs and the Greek Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Annunciation were both ravaged and ...

Armenian Genocide documentary gets International Documentary Award Special Mention

The Pare Lorentz Committee of the International Documentary Assn. (IDA) has acknowledged Armenian Genocide documentary “Intent to Destroy” (director Joe Berlinger) with a Special Mention. The Assn. has announced its ...

Architects of Denial: Armenian Genocide Documentary Qualifies for Oscar

(H.W.)-Armenian Genocide documentary Architects of Denial qualifies for Academy Awards. “Armenian Genocide film Architects of Denial is one of 159 documentaries qualifying for Oscar consideration out of a pool of over ...

Architects of Denial’ a Powerful Look at the Armenian Genocide

IMG. A scene from the documentary "Architects of Denial." (Architects of Denial LLC) (LA Times).- The powerful documentary “Architects of Denial” posits that denying such world atrocities as the 1915-18 killings of Christian Armenians by ...