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TUMO Camp Offers Teens To See A Modern Armenia That’s On The Cutting Edge Of Art And Technology

As part of TorontoHye Newspaper’s cooperation with TUMO Center for Creative Technologies in Yerevan, we had an interview with Camp TUMO coordinator Ani Gharabaghtsyan. Interview by Karin Saghdejian TUMO is considered one of the most advanced ...

Zoryan Institute Releases New Book on Fate of Non-Muslims and Christians in Turkey 1913-1923, Contextualizing Issues in the Middle East Today

Greek army units landing in Smyrna, May 1919. Courtesy Athens War Museum. "When one sees what is happening in Turkey right now, how Turkey is dealing with its own minorities, the type of language that the President of Turkey is using in regards to ...

Time to Cure Armenia from ‘Levon the Virus’

Levon Ter-Petrosyan (Photo: hraparak.am) By Haig Kayserian  It is truly a sad reality that Levon Ter-Petrosyan’s name remains a relevant part of the Armenian political vernacular. The first President of Armenia’s current ...

The Plight of Hidden or Islamized Armenians in Turkey

By Raffi Bedrosyan.  Special for the Armenian Weekly What a difference a year makes… It was August of last year, when Project Rebirth organized trips to Armenia for a large group of hidden Islamized Armenians from Diyarbakir, Urfa, ...

From a Border Village to TUMO Dilijan

  Armenia—It all started with a phone call… She knew that there were at least 15 local teens who wanted to attend the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies and learn all about robotics, photography, web development, and more. She also ...

Armenia and Diaspora In Quest for a New Start

  By Harut Sassounian Ever since Armenia’s independence, the Armenian world has been divided into three loose categories: those supporting or in some capacity interacting with the government; various opposition groups; and those who ...

Once Again, the French Legislature Bans Denial of the Armenian Genocide

By Harut Sassounian Both Houses of the French Legislature have once again adopted a law that penalizes the denial of genocides recognized by French or international courts, or the denial, minimization or extreme trivialization of other ...