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|News, Press Release|

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|News, Press Release|

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|News, Press Release|

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|News, Press Release|

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|News, Press Release|

“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|News, Press Release|

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|News, Press Release|

Remembering Hrant Dink

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – January 19, 2018 marks the 11th 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, 2018|Press Release|

Se souvenir de Hrant Dink

- Communiqué de presse- 19 Janvier 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – Le 19 janvier 2018 marquera le 11ème anniversaire de l’assassinat de Hrant Dink, journaliste et rédacteur en chef du journal bilingue turco-arménien Agos. Dink a été assassiné le 19 janvier 2007 devant les bureaux du journal à Istanbul, soulevant une [...]

January 19th, 2018|Press Release|

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 [...]

January 3rd, 2018|News, Press Release|