Month: July 2021

Andrew Serkis - English actor of Armenian descent

Andrew Serkis – English actor of Armenian descent

Andrew “Andy” Serkis (born 20 April 1964) is an English/Armenian film actor, director and author. He is best known for his performance capture roles comprising motion capture acting, animation and voice work for such computer-generated characters as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), King …

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Civilians of Armenia at the at gunpoint of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan

Civilians of Armenia at the at gunpoint of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan

This is the civlian community called “Saradeghy” of Verin Shorzha village in the RA Gegharkunik province, and this picture presents one of the resident’s house, where they also live with family and cattle barn. The Azerbaijani military position is immediately above civilians. It is obvious from this picture that people are under Azerbaijani direct target. …

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Anna Kazandjian Longobardo - First female engineer in the United States

Anna Kazandjian Longobardo – First female engineer in the United States

Anna Kazanjian Longobardo, Engineering Pioneer Anna was born in New York City to Aram and Zarouhy Kazanjian. Her mother emigrated from Constantinople, where she and her family had survived the Armenian genocide at the hands of the Turks; her father emigrated from Aleppo, Syria. Anna grew up in Washington Heights and attended George Washington High …

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Teaching About the Armenian Genocide With The New York Times

Teaching About the Armenian Genocide With The New York Times

In this lesson, students will learn about President Biden’s decision to use the term “genocide” to describe the Ottoman Empire’s killing of Armenian civilians during World War I. Then they will explore the Times archive from 1915. Lesson Overview Featured Article: “The Armenian Genocide, in History and Politics: What to Know” More than a century …

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The Azerbaijani Armed Forces regularly fire at villages and civilians in Armenia

The Azerbaijani Armed Forces regularly fire at villages and civilians in Armenia

The fact-finding activities at Verin Shorja village and its pastures prove that the community falls under the line of fire of the Azerbaijani armed forces. They regularly shoot at the direction of the village and the pastures which is inhabited by civilian residents. Besides the fact that the Azerbaijani armed forces are positioned in the …

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US suspended military aid to Azerbaijan

US suspended military aid to Azerbaijan

House Adopts Pallone Amendment to Protect Global Human Rights, Reign in Billion Dollar Defense Program Amendment Will Hold Azerbaijan Accountable for Violations Washington, DC – An amendment offered by Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives today. The amendment would enhance protections …

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Azerbaijani authorities are responsible for the killing of three Armenian servicemen

Azerbaijani authorities are responsible for the killing of three Armenian servicemen

The Azerbaijani authorities are acting in blatant violation of international norms, and bear the responsibility of the killing the 3 servicemen of the Armenian Armed Forces (violating their right to life), and the damaging of the health of the wounded servicemen. At the basis of this statement are the facts that the Azerbaijani armed forces: …

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