Category «World»

José Antonio Gurriarán on the Armenians of Spain

José Antonio Gurriarán

A few years ago, Spanish writer and journalist José Antonio Gurriarán (7 July 1938 – 31 March 2019) presented the story of Armenians living in Spain. He began with King Levon VI, telling about his connection with the Armenian issue. In the struggle for recognition of the Armenian Genocide, ASALA’s (Armenian Secret Army for the …

The Armenian Community of Chile

The Armenian Community of Chile

The number of Armenians in Chile is 2000 people. This figure also includes members of mixed families which make up a significant part of the Armenian community of the country. The Armenian community in Chile can be called peculiar since over the years, the number of Armenians in Chile has not increased and instead remained …

Azerbaijan Attempted to Appropriate The “Armenian Orphan Rug”

Azerbaijan Attempted to Appropriate

Moris Misak-Kelechyan’s presentation of the “Armenian Orphan Rug” dedicated to the unique Gazir carpet woven by the hands of Armenian girls who escaped from the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire in 1915 recently took place at the Glendale Central Library. The Azerbaijani side made some provocative statements, claiming that the carpet and its ornaments …

Turkey “Corrects” Classics of European Literature

Turkey “Corrects” Classics

The Turkish government is trying to obtain the relics of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, one of the most revered saints in Christianity, from Italy. This story isn’t new – it has been repeatedly covered by the media. An increasingly Islamizing Turkey is eager to capitalize on Christian history. That is, Turkey needs Christian saints to …

The Song of Cher Caused an Anti-Armenian Scandal in Azerbaijan

The Song of Cher

Information about this anti-Armenian incident was published in 2014 in several media outlets of Azerbaijan. But over the past five years, little has changed. More precisely, practically nothing has changed. And for this reason, I consider the publication of this material useful for reading and preservation since propaganda is constantly going on in our society …

Myths of Iran and Armenia Are Similar

Myths of Iran and Armenia Are Similar

The book of Maria Evazyan (Terezyan) published in 2013 in Iran tells about the similarity of the beliefs and myths of Iran and Armenia. The book assesses the common sides in the mythological literature of Iran and Armenia. According to the Iranian agency IBNA, the book presents a comparative analysis of myths in Iranian and …

Relics of Hripsime of Armenia Found In Kalmykia

Relics of Hripsime of Armenia Found In Kalmykia

In the village of Troitskoye, Tselinny District, Kalmykia, the headman of the Church of the Life-Giving Trinity Alexander Lobanov reported that the relics of the Holy Martyr Hripsime were discovered. “A month and a half ago, we discovered the relics of the Martyr Hripsime here. Thanks to the deed of this girl, Armenia was baptized. …

French Maps of Armenia

French Maps of Armenia

The Republic of Azerbaijan since the very day of its independence has made claims on the territories of two Armenian states – the Republics of Artaskh and Armenia. The dominant ethnos in Azerbaijan – which is descending from Turkic nomadic pastoralists who had migrated to the fertile lands of Eastern Transcaucasia from the arid steppes …

Islamized Armenians in Turkey Are Forbidden To Be Armenians – Hranush Kharatyan

Islamized Armenians in Turkey

Ethnographer Hranush Kharatyan on her Facebook page writes: “Armenia’s representative to the UN should spread information that Islamized Armenians in Turkey are still forbidden to be Armenians, and their children are not allowed to attend Armenian national schools. In accordance with the Turkish legislation, there are no Armenians in Turkey, there are Christian followers of …

Turkish Activist Urges to Expel Armenians from Turkey – Will There be a Real Response?

Turkish Activist

Discussions around the scandalous statement made by the representative of the ruling party of Turkey “Justice and Development Party” (AK Parti in Turkish) in the Başiskele district Süleyman Özkaraaslan continues. Recall that some time ago on his Twitter page, he wrote: “The Bulgarians who arrived in 1989, religiously-converted individuals (Islamized Jews) who arrived in 1950 …

Turkey Appropriates Armenian Ceramics

Turkey Appropriates Armenian Ceramics

The museums of the world contain a large amount of human wealth which over time has lost its origin. Such was the fate of the beautiful pottery samples taken from the city of Kütahya in present-day Turkey. In the Louvre, in the British Museum, this part of human art is referred to as “Turkish” or …

“Turkish” Graffiti in Colombian Armenia

"Turkish" Graffiti in Colombian Armenia

Armenia is the capital of the Quindio Department in Colombia. A mural has recently appeared near the city council building, depicting a man in a Turkish costume from the Ottoman Empire period. This image, which has nothing to do with the history of the city, caused outrage among residents. The mural appeared after the mayor …