ANCC Attends Parliamentary Reception Hosted by CMHR

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622     Ottawa – On Thursday, February 23, 2017, members of the Armenian National Committee of Canada attended a parliamentary reception hosted by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in the parliament’s Commonwealth room. In the presence of senators, members of parliament [...]

February 23rd, 2017|Press Release|

Un tueur est toujours un héros en Azerbaïdjan

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- POUR DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE Le 21 février 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – Le Comité national arménien du Canada (CNAC) demande à la communauté internationale de respecter ses promesses et d’emprisonner Ramil Safarov, le lieutenant azéri responsable du meurtre affreux (à la hache) du lieutenant arménien Gurgen Margaryan. Le CNAC [...]

February 23rd, 2017|Press Release|

Axe Murderer Still Considered a Hero in Azerbaijan

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) calls upon the international community to pressure Azerbaijan to respect its international promise and imprison Ramil Safarov, the Azeri lieutenant responsible for the horrific murder of Armenian lieutenant Gurgen Margaryan, The ANCC [...]

February 23rd, 2017|Press Release|

Former Canadian Parliamentarian to Visit Artsakh as Observer

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – Despite continuous efforts by Azerbaijani authorities to discourage foreign diplomats, parliamentarians and observers from visiting the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh/NKR), former Canadian parliamentarian, the Honourable Jim Karygiannis will be visiting Artsakh in the upcoming week to serve as [...]

February 17th, 2017|Press Release|

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|

ANCC Mourns the Passing of Former Senator Marcel Prud’homme

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – It was with deep sadness that the Armenian National Committee of Canada learned about the passing of long-time Senator and former Member of Parliament, Marcel Prud’homme, who passed away peacefully at age 82. The Montreal area politician who first [...]

January 27th, 2017|Press Release|

Plus vieux survivante du Génocide arménien au Canada s’éteint à 108 ans

- Communiqué de presse- 20 janvier 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA – Nous avons appris ce matin que la plus vieux survivante du génocide arménien au Canada, madame Knar Bohdjelian-Yemenedjian ,est décédée paisiblement la nuit dernière à Montréal à l'âge de 108 ans. Le CNAC pleure le décès de Knar Bohdjelian-Yemenedjian et exprime ses plus sincères et profondes [...]

January 20th, 2017|Press Release|

Oldest Survivor of the Armenian Genocide in Canada Passes Away in Montreal

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – The oldest survivor of the Armenian Genocide in Canada, Knar Bohdjelian-Yemenedjian , passed away peacefully last night in Montreal, at age 108. She is survived by her two sons, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Knar Bohdjelian-Yemenedjian was born in Gesaria [...]

January 20th, 2017|Press Release|

Remembering Hrant Dink

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – January 19, 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the assassination of prominent Turkish-Armenian Journalist and editor-in-chief of the bilingual Agos Newspaper, Hrant Dink. Dink was assassinated on January 19, 2007, in front of his newspaper’s office in Istanbul, triggering [...]

January 19th, 2017|Press Release|