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Holy Trinity Armenian Church’s Erevan Choral Society to Present Concert on April 17

Holy Trinity Armenian Church’s Erevan Choral Society to Present Concert on April 17

March 31, 2016 12:55 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In commemoration of the Sainted Martyrs of 1915, and dedicated to Archbishop Yeghishe Gizirian of blessed memory, the Erevan Choral Society of the Holy...

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The Forgotten Hero Who Killed The Armenian Genocide’s Mastermind

The Forgotten Hero Who Killed The Armenian Genocide’s Mastermind

April 28, 2016 12:45 pm
By Chris Bohjalian     Last Friday morning, Rep. Jim Costa placed a wreath in Fresno, California’s Masis Ararat Cemetery at the grave of an Armenian who died peacefully...

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Armenian Police Identify Chief Suspect In Yerevan Bus Blast

Armenian Police Identify Chief Suspect In Yerevan Bus Blast

April 28, 2016 12:58 pm
YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenian authorities said on April 26 that they have identified the main suspect in a bus explosion in Yerevan that killed two people. Armenia’s...

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Amal Clooney Takes on Case of Azeri Journalist

Amal Clooney Takes on Case of Azeri Journalist

April 28, 2016 1:06 pm
Amal Alamuddin-Clooney STRASBOURG, France (Public Radio of Armenia) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is representing award-winning Azerbaijani reporter Khadija Ismayilova...

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Tens of Thousands Rally in Los Angeles to Commemorate Armenian Genocide

Tens of Thousands Rally in Los Angeles to Commemorate Armenian Genocide

April 28, 2016 1:13 pm
Demonstrators in Los Angeles By Sarah Parvini LOS ANGELES (LA Times) — Tens of thousands of protesters rallied outside the Turkish Consulate on Wilshire Boulevard on Sunday...

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Tens of Thousands Rally in Los Angeles to Commemorate Armenian Genocide

Tens of Thousands Rally in Los Angeles to Commemorate Armenian Genocide

By Sarah Parvini LOS ANGELES (LA Times) — Tens of thousands of protesters rallied outside the Turkish Consulate on Wilshire Boulevard on Sunday afternoon, waving flags and holding signs to commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Dressed in purple and black shirts scrawled with messages calling for justice, the activists demanded reparations. Los […]

Amal Clooney Takes on Case of Azeri Journalist

Amal Clooney Takes on Case of Azeri Journalist

STRASBOURG, France (Public Radio of Armenia) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is representing award-winning Azerbaijani reporter Khadija Ismayilova at the European Court of Human Rights. Ismayilova, an outspoken critic of the government, was jailed 18 months ago. “I’ve represented many journalists in the court, by this case really moved me,” Clooney said, speaking to the BBC. […]

Houry Boyamian Speaks at Peabody Armenian Genocide Commemoration

Houry Boyamian Speaks at Peabody Armenian Genocide Commemoration

By Aram Arkun Armenian Mirror-Spectator Staff PEABODY, Mass. — On the morning of April 25, Armenians of Peabody, Mass. and their friends assembled to commemorate the Armenian Genocide with the participation of many local elected officials. At the start of the program, the Armenian flag was raised outside of town hall. Approximately 60 people attended […]

Uruguayan Deputy Calls for Nagorno-Karabagh Recognition

Uruguayan Deputy Calls for Nagorno-Karabagh Recognition

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (Agencia Prensa Armenia) — Uruguayan Deputy Daniel Radio asked the authorities of his country to recognize the Republic of Nagorno-Karabagh in the commemoration of the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Montevideo, on April 25. Radio called for the recognition of the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh by Uruguay, since “there are features that allows our […]

Armenian Police Identify Chief Suspect In Yerevan Bus Blast

Armenian Police Identify Chief Suspect In Yerevan Bus Blast

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenian authorities said on April 26 that they have identified the main suspect in a bus explosion in Yerevan that killed two people. Armenia’s Investigative Committee said a SIM card found at the scene of the April 25 blast belonged to an Armenian who had served time in prison and that they found […]

Second Convocation of the ADL Reconstruction and Unity Movement

Second Convocation of the ADL Reconstruction and Unity Movement

YEREVAN — Representatives from different parts of the world convened in Yerevan on April 19 to 21 for the second Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (ADL) Reconstruction and Unity convocation. The opening session took place on April 19 in the Tekeyan Center with 50 such representatives, as well as the leaders of the ADL of the […]

Armenian Heritage Park Event Commemorates Genocide Anniversary

Armenian Heritage Park Event Commemorates Genocide Anniversary

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff     BOSTON — On Sunday, April 24, hundreds of members of the local Armenian community gathered at the Armenian Heritage Park to pay tribute to the victims of the Armenian Genocide and demand justice at a program organized by the Massachusetts Armenian Genocide Commemoration Committee. Under clear skies, speaker […]

Massachusetts State House Hosts Armenian Genocide 101st Anniversary Commemoration; Governor Baker, Senator Markey, Speaker DeLeo, Ambassador Flynn Speak

Massachusetts State House Hosts Armenian Genocide 101st Anniversary Commemoration; Governor Baker, Senator Markey, Speaker DeLeo, Ambassador Flynn Speak

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff     BOSTON — The Armenian community of the Boston area and many prominent government representatives from Massachusetts came together for the 101st anniversary commemoration of the Armenian Genocide at the Massachusetts State House on April 22. As many as 275 people filled the House Chamber. Massachusetts State Rep. Jonathan […]