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|

Se souvenir de Hrant Dink

- Communiqué de presse- 18 janvier 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – Le 19 janvier 2017 marquera le 10e 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, 2017|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|

ANCC Statement on the Occasion of International Human Rights Day and Genocide Convention Adoption Day

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   December 10, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada joins with all Canadians in celebrating International Human Rights Day and in marking the 68th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on Genocide. As an organization that has been [...]

December 10th, 2016|Press Release|

Azerbaijan Continues to Deny the Destruction of Religious and Cultural Heritage of Armenians

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) is marking the 11th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s destruction of the historic Armenian cemetery of Djulfa by calling on the Canadian government to hold Azerbaijan accountable for the systematic destruction of Armenian historical, [...]

December 8th, 2016|Press Release|