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Armenian Community School 30th Anniversary

Randy Baloian Special to Hye Sharzhoom It’s 9:00 am at the Armenian Community School of Fresno. In Miss Primavera’s second grade class Hakop Mardirossian, Joseph Colarian, Alena Kutumian, and Lauren Cooper sit poised along with the other 5 or 6 students, listening intently as the teacher quizzes them on the essentials of mathematics. From an adult’s perspective, each represents a ...

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“Year of Armenia in France” Showcases Armenian Art & Culture Through 2007

Staff Report A series of major art exhibits across France is marking the “Year of Armenia in France.” The program for the entire “Year of Armenia” includes around six-hundred events in more than forty cities all over France. The main purpose of the “Year of Armenia” is to represent Armenia to the world. Armenian Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian and French ...

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Agos Editor Hrant Dink Assassinated in Istanbul

Staff Report Hrant Dink, a prominent Armenian journalist, and editor of the Armenian and Turkish language Agos newspaper, was assassinated on January 19th, in Istanbul. Born in Malatya, in 1954, he was a fearless defender of the right of free speech. For his efforts he was prosecuted numerous times in Turkey on the charge of “insulting Turkishness,” according to article ...

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Director Garapedian Discusses New Film Screamers With Enthusiastic Audience at Fresno State

Ara Nalbandian Staff Writer On January 21st 2007, Taner Akçam, the author of the newly published book A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility, was scheduled to speak at California State University, Fresno. However, on January 19th, Hrant Dink, editor of the Turkish-Armenian Agos weekly newspaper, was brutally gunned down in front of the Agos ...

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