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The Antonym of Genocide

  By K. M. Greg Sarkissian* August 23, 2021: In 2015, I was in New York for the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity event during which Noubar Afeyan, one of the co-founders of the Prize, asked me if I knew what “the antonym of ...

Cilicia Catholicosate Re-Files Lawsuit Against Turkey

By Harut Sassounian The California Courier In 2015 the Catholicosate of Cilicia (headquartered in Antelias, Lebanon) filed a lawsuit against the government of Turkey seeking the return of its historic seat in Sis, Turkey (present-day Kozan ...

The Road Towards a More Inclusive Armenia

Lara Cholakian writes for TorontoHye about her experience as a professional woman working and living in Armenia   By Lara Tcholakian, PhD Armenian women continue to greatly contribute to society, the economy, education, science and ...
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‘Never Give Up Hope,’ Recently Freed POW Maral Najarian Says

Maral Najarian has her freedom back after being held captive in Azerbaijan BY JASMINE SEYMOUR In a normal civilized world it would be absurd to rejoice the liberation of someone, who should have never been prisoner of war in the first place. ...

Unlawful Attacks on Medical Facilities and Personnel in Nagorno-Karabakh

View from the window of the Martakert military hospital, which was struck by Azerbaijani rocket artillery on October 14, 2020. Martakert, Nagorno-Karabakh. © 2020 Dmitry Beliakov for Human Rights Watch New Research on Three Incidents ...

Venture Capital: Armenia Needs to Develop Military-Industrial Complex

By Stepan Altounian In my last op-ed published in Asbarez in November, I argued the we, as a nation, need a comprehensive defense plan. The events that have unfolded in the past several months, as well as the humbling response from ...

Noubar Afeyan: If We Do Not Create A Collective Future Together, It Will Be Too Late Years Later

Dr Noubar Afeyan, Founder and CEO of Flagship Pioneering and Moderna Therapeutics, Co-author of “At the Crossroads” and Co-Founder of Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has spoken about the current situation in Armenia, the vision of development, ...
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What Can the Diaspora Do Now?

By Raffi Bedrosyan Undoubtedly, Armenians all over the world are devastated by the 44-day war that resulted in the defeat for Artsakh and Armenia against the overwhelmingly large combined army of Azeris, Turks and jihadists equipped with much more ...

The Trilateral Agreement

By Van Lapoyan The purpose of this article is to try to find out, what went wrong and why. I am sure, more investigations in the future will be required, to have a thorough and detailed understanding of what happened; However , for the time ...

Armenia Calls On Canada To Pressure Its NATO Ally Turkey

 The ruined interior of the Holy Saviour church in Shushi, Artsakh, that was shelled by Azeri forced. By Anahit Harutyunyan* (The Toronto Star)- As the rest of the world is busy battling the global COVID-19 pandemic, Nagorno-Karabakh ...