Topic: Vandalism

ISTANBUL (PanARMENIAN.Net) — A fountain built in the memory of famed Armenian painter Arshile Gorky in his birthplace, Turkey’s eastern Van province, has been damaged by unknown persons, Ahval said citing a report from Duvar, on[...]

VAN NUYS, Calif. – Eight stained glass windows were broken by a vandal at St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church in Van Nuys, Calif., late during the night of September 22, according to the Facebook page of the church and information[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Multiple cases of vandalism are being recorded in the territories of Artsakh that have gone under Azerbaijani control after the 2020 war. Infoteka24, a leading online news portal, labeled the Azeri vandalisms as a[...]

SAN FRANCISCO (FaceBook,,– The building next to St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church in San Francisco was set on fire at approximately 4 a.m. on September 17. According to the church’s FaceBook[...]

PARIS ( — A monument to the great Armenian composer Komitas was desecrated in Paris, it was reported on August 30. “Vandalism during a pandemic. On the monument to Komitas, personifying the Armenian Genocide, it is[...]

OAKLAND, Calif. — Opening the Mountain dialogue group condemns the racist graffiti and hate-based vandalism at the Krouzian-Zekarian-Vasbouragan (KZV) Armenian School on July 24, 2020. “We are heartbroken and stand with the school and[...]

REDMOND, Wash. – The Armenian community in Washington State is devastated by an incident that took place on the campus of Holy Resurrection Armenian Apostolic Church late last week. During this already difficult time, when much of the[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) —  Armenia’s High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs Zareh Sinanyan said on October 24 that  he will demand the French authorities to provide duly security for the French-Armenian educational and cultural[...]

By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde and Alene Tchekmedyian LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles Times) — The masked figure in black walked the perimeters of the two private Armenian schools, clutching Turkish flags. In the early-morning hours of Tuesday,[...]