Official Statement of the New Democratic Party of Canada on the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Ottawa- This year marks the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Today, we remember the lives of over 1.5 million Armenians who were mercilessly killed as the world stood silent. We stand united in solidarity with members of the Armenian community in remembrance of the unconscionable suffering of those women, men and children who were [...]

April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Thousands Commemorate the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Ottawa

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa –Thousands of Canadians from across the country gathered in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 24th to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and demonstrate against the Government of Turkey’s ongoing denial of the crime. 103 years have passed since [...]

April 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

ANCC Welcomes Parliamentary Hearings on Turkey’s Deteriorating Human Rights Situation

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) welcomes the recent decision taken by the International Human Rights Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development to discuss the current human rights situation in the Republic of [...]

April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

CIJA, ANCC, UCC and the Humura Association Join Efforts in Marking Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622 Ottawa – This year, on the occasion of Genocide Awareness, Condemnation and Prevention Month, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, the Armenian National Committee of Canada, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Rwandan Humura Association are joining efforts to organize a [...]

April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

ANCC – Western Region Representatives meet British Columbia’s Minister of Health Honorable Adrian Dix

On  Friday March 16th, ANCC (Armenian National Committee of Canada) Western Region chairman Hagop Deragopian and representatives Vahe Andonian and Jack Agopian had a long working meeting with British Columbia’s Minister of Health Hon. Adrian Dix at his constituency office in Vancouver. During the meeting B.C. budget issues and local community issues were discussed. The ANCC [...]

March 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Azeri Crimes Remain Unpunished After Thirty Years of Bloodshed

PRESS RELEASE February 27, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   ANCC Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the Sumgait Massacre Ottawa — Thirty years ago, this week, Azerbaijani authorities organized and systematically committed the mass pogroms and massacres against the peaceful Armenian population of Sumgait. In what was seen as a response to the peaceful [...]

February 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Azeri Ax-Murderer Promoted to the Rank of Lieutenant Colonel

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA, Canada— Fourteen Years after murdering Armenian lieutenant Gurgen Margaryan with an axe, Azeri Lieutenant, Ramil Safarov is now promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel, instead of facing trial and apprehension in his home country of Azerbaijan. On February 18, [...]

February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

“Afrin… Erdogan’s Latest Victim” – ANCC Statement on the Ongoing Situation in Afrin

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - Since Turkey’s January 20th attack on Syria’s Northwestern city of Afrin, the situation in the predominantly Kurdish populated area is worsening at a rapid race, with threats issued by Erdogan that he plans to move the offensive even further [...]

February 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Struggle Continues for a Free Artsakh… ANCC’s Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the “Karabakh Movement”

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - Today marks the 30th anniversary of the "Karabakh Movement", the very movement that courageously tore down the Soviet walls of silence to grant the people of Artsakh (formerly known as Nagorno-Karabakh) the freedom and dignity that they continue to [...]

February 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Two Toronto Men Involved in Pro-Erdogan Brawl Still Not Apprehended.

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 3, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa — Two Toronto men of Turkish origin, Ahmet Dereci and Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who were charged with assault for attacking peaceful anti-Erdogan protesters in Washington DC last summer, have not yet been arrested, reported the Toronto Star in an article [...]