From The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

NEW YORK — A monumental 12th-century khachkar— a 2,000-pound, nearly eight-foot-tall block of basalt, carved on its surface with symbols of the four evangelists, a massive cross, small birds at fountains and surrounding patterns of[...]

WASHINGTON — In commemoration of the 93rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (DCA) reaffirmed her commitment to this critical human rights issue. “It is long past time for the president and Congress to[...]

By Daphne Abeel Mirror-Spectator Staff WASHINGTON — Once more, April 24, the day of commemoration of the Armenian Genocide has come and gone, marked by ceremonies and observances throughout the US, in Armenia and abroad. Once more,[...]

By Daphne Abeel Mirror-Spectator Staff BOSTON — The personal presence of Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Lt. Gov. Tim Murray and keynote speech by Nancy Kaufman, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council,[...]

Reinvention and Adaptation Of New Armenian Realities Are Necessary By Taleen Babayan Mirror-Spectator Staff BOSTON — The Armenian Democratic Liberal Organization’s (ADL) District Committee of United States and Canada held its 81st[...]

By Taleen Babayan Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — Over the course of two days, Rakel Dink, the widow of Hrant Dink, was toasted and feted here for her struggle to continue her husband’s legacy. More than 50 people gathered for a[...]

WASHINGTON — In a public hearing on March 27, the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB), in a unanimous vote, gave concept approval for the Armenian Genocide Museum of America (AGMA). The plans call for restoring the exterior of the[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — On March 17, President Robert Kocharian defended through a spokesman his administration’s continuing refusal to allow Armenia’s leading independent and pro-opposition newspapers and online publications to resume[...]

YEREVAN (Combined sources) — Briton John Prescott, rapporteur for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), visited Armenia, welcoming the lifting of two provisions of the state of emergency declaration by the Armenian[...]

YEREVAN (Reuters) — Armenian police have arrested 30 opposition activists for starting a riot, which killed eight people, the Prosecutor-General said on Tuesday, March 4, in a clampdown on opponents during a state of emergency.[...]

LUXEMBOURG (RFE/RL) — Officials in Armenia and Azerbaijan have confirmed an outbreak of military clashes in two regions of Nagorno-Karabagh. In an interview, Azg daily editor-in-chief Hagop Avedikian confirmed that clashes had indeed[...]