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Menendez, colleagues commemorate Armenian Genocide with bipartisan resolution

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) introduced a bipartisan resolution in the Senate to ensure that the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, crimes against ...

ANCA: President Trump continues to enforce Turkey’s gag rule

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. “President Trump ...

Armenian Genocide anniversary marked on Times Square

Armenian Weekly – The vow to “keep the promise” was in full effect on Sunday, April 23, as an impressive number gathered in Times Square to remember the 1.5 million martyrs and pay homage to their legacy, proving that the Armenian Genocide ...

Tens of thousands march for justice to Los Angeles Turkish Consulate

"Asbarez" .– Tens of thousands of community members marched to the Consulate General of Turkey in Los Angeles Monday demanding justice for the Armenian Genocide in an event organized by the Armenian Genocide Committee—a coalition of groups the ...

‘The Promise’ could lose $80M serving a higher purpose

The Armenian genocide drama — starring Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac — opened to just $4.1 million over the weekend in North America, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The late Kirk Kerkorian’s parting gift to Hollywood was The Promise, ...

Trump Sticks With Obama’s Policy On Armenian Genocide Issue

Echoing statements made by his predecessors, U.S. President Donald Trump declined to describe the 1915 mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey as genocide on Monday, speaking instead of “one of the worst mass atrocities of the 20th century....

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 ...