Archive for

Rutgers Offers Two New Courses on Genocide

NEWARK, N.J.—Two new courses exploring the darkest side of 19th- and early 20th-century empires are being offered this spring at Rutgers University-Newark by the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights (CGHR), in collaboration with the Genocide Education Project–Higher Education Division (GenEd-HigherEd). Titled “Imperialism and Mass Violence” and “Amending Atrocities,” the courses are … Continue reading

White House Set to Announce Display of Armenian Orphan Rug

WASHINGTON—Sources close to the Obama Administration report that, after months of Congressional and community pressure, the White House is set to announce the display of the Armenian Orphan Rug, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian offered the following comments in anticipation of the announcement. “The President has a … Continue reading

Near a Turkish school, 10,000 dead Armenians are still ignored

The three-story Yenikoy elementary school rises from a plateau like a mesa in south-central Turkey. It is the only building for miles, its exterior walls a pale yellow reminiscent of sweet corn. But the playground swings and slides beside it are a full-on rainbow of crayons: The bright blue of a cerulean sky. The crisp … Continue reading

Sarkisian Thanks Greece for Criminalizing Genocide Denial

YEREVAN—Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian met with visiting Greek President Karolos Populias on Tuesday in Yerevan. The two Presidents had a meeting at the Presidential Palace, followed by negotiations with the participation of delegations and a document signing ceremony. “It’s a great honor for me to host the President of friendly Greece,” President Sarkisian told reporters … Continue reading