Topic: Human Rights

BRIGHTON, Mass. –There is a stereotype that most Armenians go into careers for the money and personal advancement, but this is belied by the plethora of Armenians in the arts and academia. There are also some Armenians who follow their[...]

STRASBOURG (Public Radio of Armenia) — In two judgments issued on November 9, the European Court of Human Rights found that Azerbaijan has violated the rights of two Armenian citizens to life and has obliged the country to pay 40[...]

BERLIN (Combined Sources) — Dogan Akhanli, a fighter for human rights in Turkey and worldwide, and an active proponent of the recognition of the Armenian Genocide died on October 31 from lung cancer. He was 64. In 2018, he was awarded[...]

By Carlotta Gall ISTANBUL (New York Times) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey stepped back on Monday from a threat to expel 10 Western ambassadors, averting a diplomatic storm that analysts and diplomats were warning would[...]

ISTANBUL (France24) — Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday, October 19, summoned the ambassadors of France, the United States and eight other countries to protest a statement they issued that called for the release of imprisoned[...]

PARIS –Several hundred Armenians and ethnic French people demonstrated in front of the Azerbaijani embassy in Paris on Sunday, September 26, at the appeal of the Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations of France (CCAF), supported[...]

TORONTO – In the beginning Rev. Majed el-Shafie’s interest in Armenian issues was limited to Armenian Genocide recognition. His Canada-based organization called One Free World International was trying to promote such recognition both[...]

ISTANBUL (MiddleEastEye, Bianet, Dink Family) – An Istanbul court issued six sentences of life imprisonment and 23 jail terms, while 33 defendants were acquitted on March 26 in the third court case concerning the January 2007 Hrant Dink[...]

LOS ANGELES (TAAL) — Five months after activating an informal task force addressing Azerbaijan’s and Turkey’s sudden, violent, and unprovoked genocidal assault and ethnic-cleansing attack against Armenians in Artsakh (Nagorno[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara) – Armenian deputy in the Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) shared over social media on February 11 that he contacted the prosecutor’s office to request legal prosecution[...]