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 [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00April 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 [...]

2018-04-18T15:46:09+00:00April 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 [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00April 3rd, 2018|News, Press Release|

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 [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00March 19th, 2018|News|

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 [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00February 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, [...]

2018-02-19T13:09:15+00:00February 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 [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00February 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 [...]

2018-02-13T15:16:47+00:00February 13th, 2018|News, 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 [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:36+00:00January 3rd, 2018|News, Press Release|

Hon. Tony Clement Calls for Artsakh Peace in Parliament

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa — Yesterday, on the occasion of International Human Rights Day, the Hon. Tony Clement of the Conservative Party of Canada, delivered a timely and principled statement in the House of Commons, calling for peace and security in Artsakh, while harshly [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:36+00:00December 12th, 2017|News, Press Release|