Belarus to Extradite Israeli Journalist to Azerbaijan on Trumped Up Charges

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - The Armenian National Committee of Canada strongly condemns the Belarusian government’s disproportionate decision to extradite Russian-Israeli blogger, Alexander Lapshin, to Azerbaijan for prosecution on baseless accusations. Lapshin, who holds a dual citizenship from Russia and Israel, is an active [...]

January 27th, 2017|News, Press Release|

La Biélorussie s’apprête à extrader un journaliste israélien en Azerbaïdjan sous de faux chefs d’accusation

- Communiqué de presse- 27 janvier 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA - Le Comité national arménien du Canada condamne fermement la décision du gouvernement biélorusse de remettre à l'Azerbaïdjan le blogueur russo-israélien, Alexander Lapshin, afin d'y être poursuivi pour des accusations infondées. L’Azerbaïdjan demande l’extradition d’Alexander Lapshin qui risque des poursuites pénales [...]

January 27th, 2017|News, Press Release|

Azerbaijan Continues to Disturb the Peace Process in the South Caucasus

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 30, 2016                                                                         Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) strongly condemns Azerbaijan’s unprovoked attempt of a subversive cross-border attack against the Armenian town of Chinari that took place during the early of hours of December 29th. The attack [...]

December 30th, 2016|News, Press Release|

Artsakh Ombudsman Issues Second Report on Azerbaijani War Crimes

Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s (Artsakh) Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Ruben Melikyan published on December 9 the second interim report on atrocities committed by Azerbaijan during the April war in 2016. The report highlights three war crimes under the International Humanitarian Law committed by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces against Artsakh serviceman and civilians: torture, execution, and mutilation of [...]

December 12th, 2016|News|

$40,000 raised at Vancouver gala to support the Armenian National Committee of Canada

Vancouver.- On Saturday evening the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) Western Region  organized a fundraising event celebrating Music and Advocacy. Close to 100 friends and supporters of Hai Tad gathered at the Armenian Community Centre Lazarian Hall to be informed and entertained. MC Hagop Deragopian introduced ANCC’s national areas of advocacy. Invited guest speakers [...]

November 6th, 2016|News|

Pro-Kurdish HDP Party Leaders Illegally Detained in Turkey

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   November 4, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – The Armenian National Committee of Canada is deeply concerned regarding the recent detainment and arrest of Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ, co-chairs of Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP (Halkların Demokratik Partisi) party. Demirtaş and Yüksekdağ were illegally arrested along with 9 other HDP [...]

November 4th, 2016|News, Press Release|

“Acts of Conscience: Armin T. Wegner and the Armenian Genocide” Premieres in Montreal

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   October 30, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622 Montreal – In partnership with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), on October 29th, 2016, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) co-organized the premiere of the museum’s new film about the Armenian genocide, “Acts of Conscience: Armin T. Wegner [...]

October 30th, 2016|News, Press Release|

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Armenia’s Independence Day

Ottawa, Ontario - 21 September 2016   The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in recognition of Armenia’s Independence Day: “Today, we join the Armenian community – here in Canada, in Armenia, and around the world – in celebrating the country’s 25thIndependence Day. “Canada and the Republic of Armenia enjoy a dynamic [...]

September 21st, 2016|News|

Déclaration du premier ministre du Canada à l’occasion du Jour de l’indépendance de l’Arménie

Ottawa (Ontario) - 21 septembre 2016 Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante pour souligner le Jour de l’indépendance de l’Arménie : « Aujourd’hui, nous nous joignons à la communauté arménienne ici au Canada, en Arménie et partout dans le monde, pour célébrer le 25eJour de l’indépendance de ce pays. « Le Canada et [...]

September 21st, 2016|News|

Rona Ambrose, la chef de l’Opposition officielle, fait une déclaration pour célébrer le 25e Jour de l’indépendance de l’Arménie

 September 21, 2016 La chef de l’Opposition officielle et chef intérimaire du Parti conservateur du Canada, Rona Ambrose, a fait la déclaration suivante pour souligner la célébration du Jour de l’indépendance de la République d’Arménie : « Au nom du Parti conservateur du Canada, j’aimerais souhaiter aux Arméniens ici au Canada et dans le monde [...]

September 21st, 2016|News|