Topic: genocide

OSLO, Norway (The Guardian) — The Nobel laureates Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have called on the world to protect victims of wartime sexual violence as they angrily criticized indifference to the plight of women and children in[...]

LOS ANGELES — University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith participated Friday, December 7, at a special event at the United Nations marking the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the[...]

By Hannah Beech PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (New York Times) — Many of the foot soldiers for the Khmer Rouge remain in Cambodia’s remote reaches, each with a chronicle of the horror-soaked years in which Pol Pot and his Communist disciples[...]

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (The Hindu) — Aurora Prize Laureate Kyaw Hla Aung, a noted lawyer and activist from Myanmar, this week announced he would donate his $1 million award money towards humanitarian relief work among Rohingya refugees. He[...]

WATERTOWN – The effects of the Armenian Genocide on successive generations are comprehensive, yet too often only the destruction of human life is considered and not the accompanying cultural effects. Two legal experts, Karnig[...]

BOSTON – Many prominent Massachusetts politicians will join the Armenian community of Boston in commemorating the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on Friday morning, April 20 in the historic State House. The Massachusetts[...]

DETROIT — On April 24, Fr. Garabed Kochakian led a commemoration of the Armenian Genocide at St. John Armenian Church of Greater Detroit. This year, a new monument stood adjacent to the 1915 Martyr’s Monument, and with it, a new[...]

WASHINGTON—The Obama Administration urged the Supreme Court not to hear the appeal of the Ninth Circuit’s 2012 decision striking down a California law extending the statute of limitations on Armenian Genocide-era life insurance claims,[...]

SAN FRANCISCO (PanARMENIAN.Net) — California Court has turned down the US Armenians’ suit over the territory of the current US military base in Inçirlik, Turkey, CNN Türk TV channel reported. In December 2010, a group of[...]

By Gabriella Gage Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — On Sunday, April 21, the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) hosted a joint commemoration to remember the 98th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the 38th anniversary of[...]