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A Message from ‘The Promise’ Producer Eric Esrailian

Below is a public message from Eric Esrailian, the producer of the upcoming Armenian Genocide film The Promise. *** My name is Eric Esrailian, I am a proud Armenian, and I am the great-grandson of Armenian Genocide survivors. The story of the ...

ANCC: Axe murderer still considered a hero in Azerbaijan

  The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) called upon the international community to pressure Azerbaijan to respect its international promise and imprison Ramil Safarov, the Azeri lieutenant responsible for the horrific murder of ...

Etchmiadzin brokers a Solution: Archbishop Aram Ateshian to Resign by March 15

An agreement on the elections of the Patriarch of Istanbul has been reached after two days of discussions at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. Bishop Sahak Masalyan, General Vicar of the Patriarch of Istanbul Aram Ateshian and Primate of the ...

Ateshian Forces Resignation of Istanbul Patriarchate Religious Council Chair

ISTANBUL, Turkey—Chairman of the Religious Council of the Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul Bishop Sahak Mashalian has announced his resignation in a statement released on Monday, stating that General Vicar Aram Ateshian is to blame for his ...

Francois Hollande attends annual dinner with Armenians of France

(A.W.)— French President Francois Hollande attended an annual dinner with the Coordinating Council of Armenian Organizations of France (CCAF) for the last time as President of France on Feb. 9. During the dinner—which was also attended by the ...

Students Stage Silent Protests Against Genocide Denial Across U.S. and Canada

(A.W.)—Armenian students across the United States and Canada participated in the annual “Stain of Denial” silent protests on Feb. 9, against the continuous denial of the Armenian Genocide. The protests, which were coordinated by the ...

ANCA issues statement on U.S. President Trump’s Immigration Order

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has issued a statement regarding the January 27, 2017, White House Executive Order on immigration, titled, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”. The ...

Denmark’s Parliament adopts Armenian Genocide Resolution

The Parliament of Denmark voted 89 to 9 with 11 abstention today to adopt an Armenian Genocide resolution, according to the website of the Danish Parliament. On January 19 the Parliament had 2.5 hours of discussion on the document brought to ...

Armenian Gladys Berejiklian is new Premier of New South Wales

Gladys Berejiklian has outlined her priorities and praised her Armenian migrant parents, saying she “will be governing for everyone,” during her first speech after being voted in as the new leader in New South Wales, ABC News reports. The ...

Danish FM urges to leave Armenian Genocide issue to historians

The Parliament of Denmark is holding a debate on the Armenian Genocide. The issue has been brought to the agenda by Nick Hækkerup (S) , Søren Espersen (DF) , Michael Aastrup Jensen (V) , Henrik Dahl (LA) , Martin Lidegaard (RV) and Naser Khader ...