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 April 25, 2003 


Crisis of Conscience: Municipal employee fired for religious beliefs

The Legacy of Remembering


Genocide Remembrance Day, each April 24, is a sad occasion made colorful as hundreds of thousands mark their memories with flowers carried up the long walk to Tsitsernakaberd Monument.

Many, and in the broader sense, all, are descendants of maybe a million or more Armenians who perished in Turkey starting 88 years ago on this day.

The normally quiet park stirs early with preparations for local and foreign dignitaries' visits, made with great pomp and presentation. But mostly the day is one of communal grief turned public.

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NOT Outside Eye: The joy of birth and its meaning to an ageless family

 

NOT Outside Eye: The joy of birth and its meaning to an ageless family


I want to share my happiness with you, brought as it was to me by the birth of my first child.

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Tasty Buy Product: Farmers find success making the most of goat milk

 

Tasty Buy Product: Farmers find success making the most of goat milk


The mountain sun of southern Armenia harshly lights the men's faces in the center of town as they chit chat about Saddam Hussein's haste to give up Iraq.

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Hard Life: Mothers and children wait for help in desperate conditions

 

Hard Life: Mothers and children wait for help in desperate conditions


Every morning Sona Meymaryan, her mother Epraksia, and her two children leave their house made of boxes and plastic and go to the street.

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Cultural Concern: Destruction of Old Jugha cemetery continues to draw attention

 

Cultural Concern: Destruction of Old Jugha cemetery continues to draw attention


Director of the Parajanov museum and home Zaven Sargsyan is one of the last Armenians to visit the Armenian cemetery of Old Jugha in the territory of Nakhijevan.

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The Cost of Candidacy: Program calls for expense accountability in upcoming election

 

The Cost of Candidacy: Program calls for expense accountability in upcoming election


A program aimed at supporting more transparent elections was launched last week in Yerevan in preparation for next month's Parliamentary elections.

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Sports Digest: Danielyan is runner-up among Greece lifters

 

Sports Digest: Danielyan is runner-up among Greece lifters


Weightlifting (European Championships)

Three Armenian athletes competed in the European Weightlifting Championships in Loutraki, Greece from April 12 to 20. They were among 139 lifters from 32 countries.

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Football (FIFA Rankings)
 Football (Premier League)

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  "Turkish Flag"
 
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Film Flap: Protestors stop showing of Turkish movie in Yerevan

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Honoring the Honorable: Norweigan paid tribute at Genocide memorial

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Reinstated: Police department loses case against member of Jehovah's Witness

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  Photo of the week
 
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Pain in Paint

Yesterday (April 24) members of Mihr youth organization gathered in a park near the State Conservatory where they used black (tragedy) and red (blood) paint to depict Mt. Ararat from its western side. On a white canvas they painted names of villages where Genocide took place.

 





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