Four Ottoman-born Armenian men — Jacob Halladjian, Mkrtich Ekmekjian, Avak Mouradian, and Basar Bayentz, won a historic case in a circuit court in Boston on December 24, 1909. Judge Francis C. Lowell gave Armenians the juridical distinction of whiteness for the first time. There’s a great story published on the Ajam Media Collective about this historic decision. A very well research piece, which is also a pleasure to read, so make sure to check it out.
Armenia – The results of Armenian parliament vote on the ratification of an accession treaty with the Eurasian Economic Union shown on a screen, Yerevan, 4Dec2014.
The Armenian parliament ratified on Thursday Armenia’s controversial accession treaty with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union. Continue reading
The video uploaded by an Azeri YouTube user shows that the Armenian helicopters were not attacking the Azerbaijani positions as claimed by the Azeri officials. Continue reading
France — Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan addresses the plenary session of PACE, Strasbourg, 02Oct2013
Armenian President Serzh Sarkissian used the opportunity to make a speech during the plenary session of PACE to finally give some sort of an explanation about his decision to join the Russia-led Customs Union effectively blocking the way to the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement and the EU Association agreement that came with it. Continue reading
There are a lot of reasons why Armenia’s issue of its first sovereign bond issue was a bad idea. Policy Forum Armenia has published an interesting analysis, listing a total of 6 reasons. Continue reading