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April is Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month Ottawa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 1, 2016 On April 24, 2015, the House of Commons passed Motion M587 with all party support. Motion M587 recalls that Canada has officially recognized four genocides (the Holocaust, the Holodomor, the Rwandan Tutsi Genocide and the Armenian Genocide) and that three of these genocides have a memorial day in [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:40+00:00April 1st, 2016|Press Release|

Statement on the Occasion of the Anniversary of the Axe Murder during NATO Sponsored Course

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   February 23, 2016 Statement on the Occasion of the Anniversary of the Axe Murder during NATO Sponsored Course Ottawa – The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) reminds the international community of the horrific axe murder of Armenian lieutenant Gurgen Margaryan , committed by Azerbaijani lieutenant Ramil Safarov during a [...]

2016-07-06T15:24:47+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Press Release|

Remembering Hrant Dink

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Jan. 19, 2016   Remembering Hrant Dink   Ottawa, Ontario  -  Nine years ago, on January 19, 2007, the prominent Turkish-Armenian editor of the “Agos” newspaper Hrant Dink was assassinated in Istanbul while standing outside his office. Dink had written and spoken about the Armenian Genocide, was well known for [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:40+00:00January 19th, 2016|Press Release|

Azerbaijan Must Be Held Responsible for Destruction of Religious and Cultural Heritage of Armenians

    Dec. 9, 2015   Azerbaijan Must Be Held Responsible for Destruction of Religious and Cultural Heritage of Armenians Ottawa – The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) is marking the 10th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s destruction of the historic Armenian cemetery of Djulfa by calling on the Canadian government to hold Azerbaijan accountable for [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:40+00:00December 9th, 2015|Press Release|

Armenian National Committee of Canada calls on Turkey to investigate assassination of human rights lawyer Tahir Elci

  Dec. 8, 2015   Armenian National Committee of Canada calls on Turkey to investigate assassination of human rights lawyer Tahir Elci   Ottawa – The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) is calling upon the Turkish government to immediately commence a fair and transparent investigation of the murder of prominent Kurdish human rights lawyer [...]

2016-07-06T15:27:36+00:00December 8th, 2015|Press Release|

REMEMBERING TODAY…

      Nov. 11, 2015   REMEMBERING TODAY…   The ultimate sacrifice, of one’s life, in defense of a nation, of peace, of freedom, is a sacrifice we must always remember and honour. Armenians who survived the Genocide and deportations from their ancestral lands early in the 20th century spread around the world in [...]

2016-07-06T15:29:18+00:00November 11th, 2015|Press Release|

We must turn these districts into Armenian and Kurdish cemeteries

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Sept. 23, 2015   We must turn these districts into Armenian and Kurdish cemeteries   Ottawa, Ontario  - The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) condemns the recent rise of Armenophobia in Turkey. On September 4, the Kurdish town of Cizre in the province of Şırnak, Turkey declared autonomy [...]

2016-07-06T15:32:26+00:00September 23rd, 2015|Press Release|