ANCC Statement on the 31st Anniversary of the Sumgait Massacre

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2019                                                                  Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa — Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada joins Armenians around the world in solemnly remembering the systematic mass pogroms committed by Azerbaijani nationalist forces against the peaceful Armenian population of Sumgait, thirty-one years ago. The [...]

2019-02-28T11:57:40-05:00February 28th, 2019|News, Press Release|

15 ans plus tard, le meurtre de Gurgen Margaryan demeure un acte d’héroïsme en Azerbaïdjan

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- POUR DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE 19 fevrier, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - Il y a 15 ans de ce jour, le lieutenant de l'armée arménienne, Gurgen Margaryan, avait été brutalement assassiné par le lieutenant azerbaïdjanais Ramil Safarov, alors que les deux hommes participaient à un cours en Hongrie parrainé par [...]

2019-02-19T12:41:37-05:00February 19th, 2019|News, Press Release|

15 Years Later, Gurgen Margaryan’s Murder Remains an Act of Heroism in Azerbaijan

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622     Ottawa – 15 years ago today, Armenian Army lieutenant, Gurgen Margaryan, was brutally axed to death by Azerbaijani lieutenant Ramil Safarov, while both men were participating in a NATO-sponsored course in Hungary. Despite political pressure and continuous calls upon the [...]

2019-02-19T12:39:35-05:00February 19th, 2019|News, Press Release|

Douze ans plus tard, l’héritage de Hrant Dink reste toujours d’actualité

- Communiqué de presse- 19 janvier, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa.- Il y a douze ans, en ce jour, Hrant Dink, remarquable journaliste turco-arménien et défendeur des droits humains, a été victime d'un assassinat ciblé à Istanbul. La commission de ce crime odieux est restée en grande partie impunie et est souvent [...]

2019-01-19T13:12:58-05:00January 19th, 2019|News, Press Release|

Twelve Years Later, Hrant Dink’s Legacy Remains Everlastingly Relevant

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELESE January 19, 2019                                                                              Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA- Twelve years ago, today, prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist and human rights activist, Hrant Dink, fell victim to a targeted assassination in Istanbul. The commission of this heinous crime has remained largely unpunished and is often glorified in [...]

2019-01-19T13:07:35-05:00January 19th, 2019|News, Press Release|

ANCC Solemnly Remembers the Baku Pogroms

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA.- Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada pauses to solemnly remember the innocent Armenian lives that were lost during the Baku Pogroms, at the hands of radical Azerbaijani nationalist groups. In January 1990, at the height of the Republic of [...]

2019-01-18T11:35:09-05:00January 18th, 2019|News, Press Release|

ANCC se souvient solennellement des pogroms de Bakou

- Communiqué de presse- 18 janvier, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Aujourd'hui, le Comité national arménien du Canada prend un moment pour se souvenir solennellement des innocentes vies arméniennes perdues pendant les pogroms de Bakou, aux mains de groupes nationalistes azerbaïdjanais radicaux. En janvier 1990, au plus fort du mouvement de libération de [...]

2019-01-18T11:31:34-05:00January 18th, 2019|News, Press Release|

ANCC Statement on Armenia’s Early Parliamentary Elections

 -PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) joins the international community in welcoming the fair and democratic conduct of Armenia’s early parliamentary elections that were held on Sunday, December 9th. Sunday’s early parliamentary elections were praised as being the most [...]

2018-12-10T12:04:39-05:00December 10th, 2018|News, Press Release|

Déclaration du CNAC à l’occasion de la Journée internationale des droits de l’homme et de la l’anniversaire d’adoption de la Convention sur le génocide

- Communiqué de presse- 9 decembre, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Le Comité national arménien du Canada (CNAC) célèbre aujourd'hui la Journée internationale des droits de l'homme et le 70ème anniversaire de l'adoption de la Convention des Nations Unies sur le génocide. « Alors que nous célébrons la Journée internationale des droits de [...]

2018-12-09T14:10:03-05:00December 9th, 2018|News, Press Release|

ANCC Statement Regarding International Human Rights Day and the Genocide Convention Adoption Day

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) is honouring the International Human Rights Day and the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on Genocide. “As we celebrate International Human Rights Day and mark the 70th anniversary of the adoption [...]

2018-12-09T14:08:00-05:00December 9th, 2018|News, Press Release|