Editorial

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

WATERTOWN — On Monday, January 7, 2019 there will be a St. James Armenian Church Men’s Club dinner meeting at the St. James Charles Mosesian Cultural and Youth Center in Watertown. The speaker will be Jeanmarie Papelian, executive[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On Sunday, December 9 at 7 p.m., Zoravik (“in solidarity”), a Boston-based Armenian activist collective that promotes new avenues for political and grassroots organizing and project-based engagement for[...]

WORCESTER, Mass. — After the 1915 Armenian Genocide, Krikor Guerguerian, a priest and genocide survivor, traveled the world collecting evidence to document the atrocities. Taner Akçam, the Robert Aram and Marianne Kaloosdian and[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — It was altogether appropriate that, a few days after Thanksgiving, New York’s St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral should ring with “spiritual gratitude” for the monumental “Armenia!” exhibit at the[...]

MOSCOW (Panorama.am) — Moscow’s Maxim Gorky Art Academic Theater hosted on Wednesday, 28, a commemorative event dedicated to the 1988 devastating Armenian earthquake, also known as the Spitak earthquake. Anna Hakobyan, the spouse of[...]

TENAFLY, N.J. — Longtime member of the Tekeyan Cultural Association and an active member of the community Yeghishe Hajakian died on November 28. He was born on February 4, 1940, in Beirut, Lebanon. He had two brothers, both deceased, and[...]

WATERTOWN — The last issue of the Armenian Mirror-Spectator before its annual winter break will be that of December 22. It will recommence with the issue of January 5, 2019. The Mirror offices will be closed starting December 24, and[...]

GYUMRI (Armenpress/RFE/RL) — An Armenian military aircraft crashed during a training mission on Tuesday, December 4, killing its two pilots. Armenia’s Defense Ministry said the Su-25 jet disappeared from radar screens 14 minutes[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator On December 10, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will turn 70 but it has a mixed history. We are witnessing an unprecedented setback in the protection of human rights; a[...]

THE HAGUE (CNN) — A church in the Netherlands is holding an around-the-clock service that has lasted more than 800 hours, to shield a family from deportation. Under Dutch law, police officers are not permitted to enter a church while a[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Law-enforcement authorities on Monday, December 3, moved to arrest on corruption charges a member of Armenia’s outgoing parliament representing former President Serzh Sargsyan’s Republican Party (HHK). Armenia’s[...]