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AYF Initiates Fundraiser to Raise Awareness, Counter Domestic Violence in Armenia

AYF Initiates Fundraiser to Raise Awareness, Counter Domestic Violence in Armenia

LOS ANGELES – On Friday November 30th, the United Human Rights Council (UHRC), a central council of the Armenian Youth Federation – Western United States (WUS), initiated a T-shirt fundraiser to raise awareness about and support efforts to counter recent domestic, gender-based violence in Armenia. The T-shirts are now available at www.ayfwest.org/shop. The T-shirts state [...]

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Primitive Politics in Turkey

Primitive Politics in Turkey

The protests continue in Turkey as massive clouds of tear gas blanket Taksim square. The protest started with a group of activist occupying Taksim Square in order to stop government actions toward transforming their historic parks into a shopping center.

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Los Angeles Armenians March Against Domestic Violence

Los Angeles Armenians March Against Domestic Violence

Over two hundred men and women gathered in Little Armenia on Sunday, January 30, 2011, for a march to end violence against women, organized by the United Human Rights Council (UHRC) of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF).

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Լոս Անջելեսի Հայությունը Մասնակցում է Քայլարշավի Ընդդեմ Կանանց Բռնության

Լոս Անջելեսի Հայությունը Մասնակցում է Քայլարշավի Ընդդեմ Կանանց Բռնության

Երկու հարյուրից ավել կին և տղամարդ մասնակցեցին Հոլիվուդի Փոկրիկ Հայաստան թաղամասում կանանց բռնության դեմ տեղի ունեցած քայլարշավին, որը կազմակերպվել էր Հայ Երիտասարդաց Դաշնակցության Մարդու Իրավունքների Միացյալ Խորհրդի (ՄԻՄԽ) կողմից: Քայլարշավը նվիրված էր քսանամյա Զարուհի Պետրոսյանի հիշատակին, ով 2011թ. Հոկտեմբերին վայրագորեն սպանվել է իր ամուսնու և սկեսուրի կողմից՝ դաժանորեն ծեծվելու հետևանքով: Ցույցի մասնակիցներերը պահանջում էին արդար դատավարություն այս ոճռագործության մեղսնակիցների նկատմամբ:

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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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Kobe Bryant, South Africa and the Armenian Genocide: Lessons Learned and Lessons Which Need to be Learned

Kobe Bryant, South Africa and the Armenian Genocide: Lessons Learned and Lessons Which Need to be Learned

Kobe Bryant is one of the most recognizable and popular athletes in the world. He is also not strapped for cash, considering his net worth is estimated at $140 million. So the announcement this week that the Lakers superstar signed a 2-year endorsement deal to lend his fame and charisma to sell Turkish Airline tickets came as a bit of a surprise.

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