About ARF-D History

Pamboukian’s Multi-Volume Series on the History of the ARF-D Launched in Yerevan

(armenianweekly.com) YEREVAN — On February 10, 2017, the launch of former Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun  (ARF-D) Bureau member, editor, and historian Yervant Pamboukian’s Materials On The History of the ARF-D (Նիւթեր Հ.Յ. Դաշնակցութեան պատմութեան համար) multi-volume series took place at the Mesrob Ashjian hall of Armenia’s National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Institute of History.…

President Sargsyan Visits Hairenik, ARF-D Archives in the U.S.

(armenianweekly.com) WATERTOWN, Mass. — Armenia’s President Serge Sargsyan visited the Hairenik Association building in Watertown on Mon., March 28, on his first day of a working visit to the United States. Members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Eastern Region Central Committee (CC); the editors and staff of the Hairenik and Armenian Weekly…

Capacity Crowd of Over 3,000 Comes Together to Mark ARF-D’s 125th Anniversary

(asbarez.com) PASADENA – The Pasadena Civic Auditorium was overflowing with a capacity crowd of more than 3,000 who came together Sunday to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun at an event organized by the ARF-D Western US Central Committee. The organizing committee was forced to turn away hundreds of people as the…

Asbarez Editorial: The ARF-D at 125

(asbarez.com) The founding fathers of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun —Kristapor, Rosdom and Zavarian— conceived of the party, whose 125th anniversary will be celebrated in the Western United States this weekend, with the aim of serving and protecting the Armenian people—its needs, its aspirations and its fundamental freedoms —and to guarantee their inalienable right to live…

An Interview With ARF-D Bureau Member Dr. Viken Yacoubian

(asbarez.com) On the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun, Asbarez approached ARF-D Bureau member Dr. Viken Yacoubian to elaborate on some of the critical issues facing the Armenian Nation, as well as assess some of the challenges encountered by the party as it continues its activities well through a second century…

Who Is an ARF-D Member?

(asbarez.com) EDITOR’S NOTE: The ARF-D Rosdom Gomideh of the San Fernando Valley West initiated the translation of Dasnabedian’s book “Who is The Tashnagtsagan” on the occasion of the ARF-D’s 125th anniversary, an excerpt from which is presented below. This project was sponsored by The publication of this book, Mr. and Mrs. Hovsep and Rita Bchakjian.…

Vardanyan: Our Shortcomings and the Work Ahead

(armenianweekly.com) ARF-D Parliamentary Faction Secretary Aghvan Vardanyan delivered the following speech at the ARF-D’s 125th anniversary celebration in Yerevan, Armenia, on Dec. 11, 2015. The speech was translated by Armenian Weekly editor Nanore Barsoumian. Dear friends and comrades, There is one explanation for the epic existence of the ARF-D that has spanned three centuries: It…

125th Anniversary of the ARF-D Celebrated in Armenia

(armenianweekly.com) YEREVAN—On the morning of Dec. 11, Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) members and supporters from around the world convened at Yerevan’s Yerablur military cemetery. Those present included members of the ARF-D Bureau and ARF-D Armenia Supreme Body, representatives of ARF-D regions from over 30 countries, as well as heroes of the Artsakh Liberation…

ARCHIVES: Agreement Between the ARF-Dashnaktsutyun and the Ittihad ve Terakki

Agreement Between the ARF (Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun) and the CUP (Committee of Union and Progress, Ittihad ve Terakki) In early July, 1908, in the Ottoman Empire, during the reign of Sultan Hamid 2-nd, the Constitution was reinforced. The constitutional movement was the culmination of cooperation between the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun and several Turkish and non-Turkish…

The ARF-D in the Ottoman Empire: An Interview with Dikran Kaligian

By Khatchig Mouradian The Armenian Weekly November 5, 2009 Dikran Kaligian has taught history at Clark University and Regis, Westfield State, and Wheaton colleges. He is past chairperson of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Eastern United States and managing editor of the Armenian Review. He received his Ph.D. in history from Boston College.…