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Ukrainian Famine

Ukrainian Famine

By: Talar Kossakian The Ukrainian Famine was a dreadful famine premeditated by the Soviet Union, headed by Joseph Stalin during 1932-1933, as a means to undermine the nationalistic pride of the Ukrainian people. It served to control and further oppress the Ukrainian people by denying them the basic vital essentials they needed to survive. The Ukrainian Famine is [...]

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A STEP FOR US ALL

A STEP FOR US ALL

Dear Abuser, Resentful In-Law, Fearful Spouse, and Silent Government, On January 30, 2011 we will be organizing a march to raise awareness about violence against women. We will gather at Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School (1615 N. Alexandria Ave. Los Angeles) at 1:30pm.  We will listen to a few speakers, sign petitions and march [...]

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The Jewish Holocaust

The Jewish Holocaust

The history of anti-semitism in Europe stretches back far before the Holocaust and took on three forms. The original roots of this hatred is religion-based. Early Christian writings charge Jews with the crime of deicide, ignoring the facts that the Gospels were written over 60 years after the fact and by men who wanted to gain favor with the Romans, consequently blaming the Jews for the killing of the Christian messiah. The second form, taking place during the Middle Ages, grew in its oppression by actively seeking conversion of the Jews.

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Women’s Rights as Human Rights

Women’s Rights as Human Rights

Activists such as Mallika Dutt believe the international human rights discourse and strategies are important because they bridge the divides of civilization and create universal standards and norms. Whether you are a prostitute, an incarcerated person or an ‘illegal alien,’ you are still protected by your fundamental human rights regardless of which legal system you are living under

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Education for ALL

Education for ALL

The House passed the DREAM Act! Now we have a fight in the Senate. We are fighting to get the DREAM Act passed this year because it gives undocumented youth a path to citizenship if they work for a college degree or serve in our armed forces. It’s a basic question of fairness. Please add [...]

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UN reserves the right to execute gays?

Yup, it’s true. On Saturday, the UN voted to remove “sexual orientation” from a resolution that protects’people from arbitrary’executions. The voted passed 79-70. Here is the list of countries that’voted for’the right to kill people based on their sexual orientation: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Brunei Dar-Sala, Burkina Faso, Burundi, [...]

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