By Raffi Bedrosyan This is a story told by Hrant Dink — undoubtedly, a true story. It can partially explain the deep trauma of the Armenians who survived the 1915 genocide but had nowhere to go and stayed in Turkey. It can partially[...]

While the population in Armenia is experiencing a crisis within a crisis, meaning political instability during the coronavirus pandemic, Armenians in Lebanon are facing a triple crisis: an economic meltdown during the pandemic in addition[...]

By Ara Darzi When the coronavirus pandemic struck the UK and Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the nationwide lockdown in March, I knew I had to do something to help my patients and my colleagues. This was a national and international[...]

Armenia initially faced the coronavirus pandemic successfully, but now it seems that the situation is getting out of hand. Even Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his family members have been infected with the virus, leaving the country in[...]

By Levon Brunson Whenever a police car passes by, I know that more likely than not there are good officers inside, that they mean well for me and my community, and that I’ll be safe. However, even if small, the chance that they’ll[...]

By Daron Acemoglu CAMBRIDGE – The world is experiencing one of the most transformative moments of the last 75 years. The social, economic, and political consequences of the COVID-19 crisis have already been truly momentous, and they have[...]

The unnaturally quiet days of the pandemic lockdown came to a screeching halt with the murder of African-American George Floyd, who was choked to death while in police custody in Minneapolis. The disturbing video of the subduing and[...]

By Anaïs DerSimonian Special to the Mirror-Spectator As Armenians, we are all too familiar with the violence and oppression that our ancestors endured during and after World War I. Our grandparents and great-grandparents were treated as[...]

What is wrong with the Armenian Church? That question begs a number of answers depending upon to whom the question is directed. Many have been alienated from the church in general and from the Armenian Church in particular. Cynicism has[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan Only a few months after the long-delayed election and appointment of Archbishop Sahag Mashalian as the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople (Istanbul) in December 2019, the Istanbul Armenian community is again in crisis.[...]

Washington, D.C. – The Armenian Assembly of America considers the recent rhetoric of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as both a fresh admission of the Armenian Genocide and an early warning sign of immediate threats to[...]