Given the candidness of Pope Francis, it was not surprising that he clearly acknowledged the Armenian Genocide during the Pontifical Divine Liturgy at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican on April 12. The only...
Category: Harut Sassounian’s Column
[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hile Armenians criticize Turkey for genocide denial and other massive violations of human rights, it is just as important to blame all non- Turks who conduct business as usual with Turkey, thereby encouraging Turkish officials to continue...
[dropcap]I[/dropcap] reported last month that the Americana shopping center in Glendale had banned three Armenian vendors from selling genocide-related T- shirts from their rented carts. Shortly after my column was posted on the internet, generating...
The White House has yet to make a public statement on whether Pres. Obama plans to travel to Armenia on this most solemn occasion.
On Tuesday, March 10, the 100 LIVES initiative was launched by Vartan Gregorian, President of Carnegie Corporation of New York, jointly with entrepreneurs Ruben Vardanyan of Moscow and Noubar Afeyan of Boston.
Americana issued an ultimatum telling Tina and her two partners that within 24 hours they had to change the kind of merchandise they were selling, claiming that there had been public complaints about the ‘genocide’ clothing. Otherwise, they would have three days to vacate the premises.
Energized by their major victory in Los Angeles, Armenian-Americans should now expand their political activism to make an example of Cong. Bill Shuster who has written an outrageous letter to members of Congress asking them not to support the pending Armenian Genocide resolution.
Turkey supported Islamic Jihadists during their invasion of the Armenian-inhabited town of Kessab in Syria
During the last 13 years, Erdogan gradually turned into a corrupt despot, assuming the airs of a modern-day Ottoman Sultan.
‘Is our struggle, the struggle of this Assembly, against genocide, effective enough? Was it effective enough then in Bosnia? Was it effective in preventing the killing in Khojalu?’”