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Obama’s UN envoy apologizes for not recognizing Armenian mass killings as genocide

"The Hill".- Former Obama UN Ambassador Samantha Power on Monday apologized for not using the term "genocide" to describe the Ottoman Turks' massacre of Armenians. "I am very sorry that, during our time in office, we in the Obama administration ...

President Trump Continues to Enforce Turkey’s Gag Rule; Fails to Mention ‘Genocide’

WASHINGTON—Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Executive Director Aram Hamparian issued this response to President Donald Trump’s failure to reaffirm the Armenian Genocide in his commemorative statement issued earlier today. “...

California Senate commemorates Armenian Genocide, calls for return of historic church property

Asbarez – On April 17, the California State Senate passed Senate Resolution 29 declaring April as a month of Armenian Genocide Recognition, commemorating the Armenian Genocide, calling for Turkey to return historic church properties to rightful ...

French presidential candidate François Fillon vows to endorse law criminalizing denial of Armenian Genocide

In case of being elected president French Republican candidate François Fillon will mark April 24 as the remembrance day of Armenian Genocide victims as his predecessors did, “Armenpress” reports Fillon told Nouvelles d’Armenie. “It’s ...

Rapper Marc 2Ray’s “1915” video depicts the Armenian Genocide

EINPresswire.com – Rising Washington Metropolitan Area rapper Marc 2Ray unleashes a visual for his gripping “1915” single, produced by Grammy Award-nominated producer, Godfather. With the video depicting Marc’s real-life connection to the ...

Pasadena Unified school district issues Armenian Genocide Resolution

Asbarez – In its annual recognition of the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) Board of Education, at its well-attended meeting, issued on March 30 the Genocide Resolution to the attending ...

Proceeds from ‘The Promise’ will create human rights institute at UCLA

$20 million of proceeds from the upcoming Armenian Genocide movie “The Promise” will be used to create a new institute within UCLA’s law school, The Los Angeles Daily News reports. The Promise Institute for Human Rights “will put our law ...

“The Promise” Premieres in LA

(L to R) Eric Esrailian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, and Cher attend the Hollywood Premiere of ‘The Promise’. The historical drama “The Promise” premiered in Los Angeles April 12 and got another boost from some Armenian-American ...

11 Celebrities Promoting Armenian Genocide-Themed “The Promise” To Open in Theatres April 21

 After surviving a targeted effort by Turkish lobbies to derail its success, the Armenian Genocide film The Promise will open in American theaters next week. And Hollywood celebs are getting the word out. Two months after the film’s Toronto Film ...

U.S. Lawmakers Urge Trump To Recognize Armenian Genocide

U.S. congressmen David Cicilline (L), Ed Royce (C) and Eliot Engel lay flowers at the Armenian Genocide memorial in Yerevan, 24Apr2014. (RFE/RL)- More than 80 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have called on U.S. President Donald Trump ...