Topic: United Nations

NEW YORK — Joyce Sulahian, a leader of the Armenian Church community, passed away on Saturday, February 10. She was 79. Joyce Lynne Sulahian was born and raised in Watertown[...]

By Sibu Arasu BAKU (AP) — Azerbaijan’s ecology minister has been named to lead the United Nations’ annual climate talks later this year, prompting concern from some climate activists over[...]

By Sabrina Souza and Zoe Sottile NEW YORK (CNN)—  More than 400 Yazidi-Americans represented by renowned human rights attorney Amal Clooney filed a lawsuit in New York on Thursday, December[...]

International news attests to the blatant injustices and the end of an international legal order built in the aftermath of the disasters and atrocities of World War II. Major powers,[...]

The Lemkin Institute of Genocide Prevention on October 28 issued the following statement: The Lemkin Institute of Genocide Prevention is disappointed with the outcome of the UN mission’s visit to[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Authorities in Azerbaijan brought on September 28 a string of criminal charges against Ruben Vardanyan, an Armenian-born businessman and former Nagorno-Karabakh premier, one day after arresting[...]

WASHINGTON—In response to increasing military tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan and worsening conditions in Nagorno-Karabakh, Freedom House president Michael J. Abramowitz issued the following statement on September 11: “We are[...]

NEW YORK — About 200 protesters from around the United States and Canada filled Dag Hammarskjold Plaza at the United Nations in New York, for a rally titled “Open the Road[...]

WASHINGTON — United States Congressman Adam Schiff on August 15 called on U.S. President Joe Biden to personally call Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and urge him to end the blockade[...]

By Matt Broomfield The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) this week received a formal complaint over a Turkish airstrike which struck a civilian hospital in the Yazidi homeland of[...]