Taking Action Against Deforestation

Kids working with the Armenia Tree Project in Tumanyan Park, Armenia (November 7, 2008). Photo: ATP By SOSSI ESSAJANIAN Armenia is a country with many mountains, rivers, valleys, streams, forests and lakes, but many of its trees have been destroyed by deforestation...

Meet Artyom from Armenia

Meet… Artyom from Armenia Name: Artyom Barseghyan Age: 10 Hometown: Yerevan (Armenia’s capital) Languages spoken: Armenian, Russian and some English Family: Mother, father, brother, grandmother and grandfather Parents’ work: Artyom’s mother works as a chemist,...

Armenian Struggle for Truth in History

By SOSSI ESSAJANIAN A poster by the American Committee For Relief in the Near East. IMAGE: University of Minnesota The United Nations defines genocide as steps taken to wipe out “in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group.” Ninety-five years...

My Thoughts on the Armenian Genocide

Protesters call for Armenian Genocide recognition in New York City’s Times Square. PHOTO: Sossi Essajanian By CHRISTAPOR MEGHERIAN Starting on April 24, 1915, one and a half million Armenians were tortured, killed, kidnapped, enslaved and marched into the...

Meet Ani From Armenia

Name: Ani Mirakian Age: 13 years old Hometown: Yerevan (Armenia’s capital) Languages spoken: Armenian, Russian and some English Family: Ani lives with her parents and younger brother. Parents’ Jobs: Ani’s mom works at an electricity station and her dad works with...