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  • Video: Why should President Obama recognize the Armenian genocide?

    Video: Why should President Obama recognize the Armenian genocide?
    Glendale Community College students were given a white board, pen and a chance to send President Obama a message.  In one photo, Glendale locals answered one question: Why should the president officially recognize the Armenian genocide? Lori...
  • Residents have eyes on Sinanyan

    I read with some skepticism of Zareh Sinanyan’s change of heart in the matter of the disparaging YouTube comments he had made a few years ago (Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret,” Ron Kaye, April 21). I am glad he finally...
  • Genocide victims remembered at Burbank City Hall

    Genocide victims remembered at Burbank City Hall
    More than 100 people gathered at Burbank City Hall Tuesday to commemorate the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust, which together claimed the lives of 7.5 million people. Descendants of Holocaust victims and survivors lit seven candles at the City...
  • Video: Schiff delivers speech on House floor in Armenian to honor genocide victims

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), lead sponsor of the Armenian genocide resolution in Congress, delivered his remarks in Armenian on the House floor Wednesday as he honored the 1.5 million Armenians who were massacred in 1915 at the hands of Ottoman Turks....
  • Start the Presses: Remembering the Armenian Genocide

    Start the Presses: Remembering the Armenian Genocide
    Each year Armenians worldwide commemorate the murder of 1.5 million of their ancestors by what was then the Ottoman Empire in the time around World War I. Each year, the United States government – fearing the backlash of Turkish rulers – fails...
  • Armenians march, demonstrate in L.A. to protest genocide denial

    Armenians march, demonstrate in L.A. to protest genocide denial
    Thousands of Armenians chanted outside the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles Wednesday to commemorate the massacre of some 1.5 million of their ancestors 98 years ago -- a genocide that has yet to be officially recognized by the U.S. Chanting “We...
  • Turkish scholar talks policy at Glendale's Armenian genocide event

    Turkish scholar talks policy at Glendale's Armenian genocide event
    For the first time, a Turkish scholar addressed a crowd of more than 1,400 people at the city's annual event to commemorate the genocide of about 1.5 million people in 1915 by Ottoman Turks, a tragedy still denied by modern-day Turkey 98 years later....
  • News-Press Editorial: Lack of genocide recognition is a disgrace

    On a Saturday night some 98 years ago this week, more than 200 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders living in Constantinople, today's Istanbul, were rounded up by the government. The political party in power, the "Young Turks," did not want...
  • Start the Presses: Transparency in print and in life

    Start the Presses: Transparency in print and in life
    On Tuesday evening, I had the chance to speak to a class at Glendale Community College run by the school's police chief, Gary Montecuollo. I have spoken to this class before, which focuses on law enforcement's interactions with the larger community, and...
  • Sikh man, 82, beaten with pipe in Fresno in suspected hate crime

    FRESNO -- An 82 year-old Sikh man was beaten with a steel pipe outside a Fresno temple in what police believe is a hate crime, setting the Central Valley's well-established Sikh community on edge.  Piara Singh, strong for his age and universally known...
  • Former Guatemala dictator Rios Montt found guilty of genocide

     MEXICO CITY -- Efrain Rios Montt, the former Guatemalan military dictator who ruled his country during one of the bloodiest phases of its civil war, was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity Friday for the systematic massacre and...