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Argentina conference focuses on “Armenians and Progressive Politics”

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Progressive activists and intellectuals from North and South America gathered here on June 1-2 for a conference titled “Armenians and Progressive Politics in the 21st Century.” Organized by the ARF-Dashnaktsutyun’s Armenia Cultural Association, the conference sought to build on the enthusiastic discussions generated by last year’s “Armenians and the Left” project…

Armenians and the Left Symposium takes on pressing issues in Armenia and Turkey

By Andy Turpin Armenian Weekly On-Line, Volume 73, Number 15, April 14, 2007 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (A.W.)–On March 31, less than a year after the highly successful Armenians and the Left (AATL) conference in New York, scores of activists, students and intellectuals from across the Northeast converged at Harvard University for a one-day symposium organized by…

DECLARATION on the Developments in the Middle East

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation has been following the developments of the last three weeks in the Middle East with grave concern, and condemns the Israeli bombing of Lebanon’s vital infrastructures and people, the most heinous of which was the bombing of a shelter in Qana. The ARF also is disappointed in the international community, especially…

ARF-Dashnaktsutyun hosts “Armenians and the Left” conference

NEW YORK–The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun concluded a weekend-long conference entitled Armenians and the Left on April 9th, when featured speakers Robert Fisk and Noam Chomsky spoke at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in front of a crowd of 750 about War, Geopolitics and History: Conflict in the Middle East. During his lecture, Fisk explained why…

ARF-D Press Service Issues a Statement Regarding Georgian Official’s Comments

YEREVAN (ARF-D Press Service, 18 March 2005) – In the March 14 issue of the Georgian newspaper “Rao-Rao” an interview is published with Georgi Gachechiladze, advisor to the Georgian president on international issues; we state the following regarding his comments: 1. The Armenian Revolutionary Federation has never sought and does not seek “Georgia’s destruction through…

ARF-D Bureau issues declaration on TARC

The December 11th statement of the Armenian members of the infamous “Turkish-Armenian Reconciliation Commission” about the cessation and collapse of the said Commission represents a belated confession about the failure of the proclaimed aims of the Armenians on the Commission. The Armenian members of the Commission and the Armenian Assembly of America, which supported the…

ARF-D Bureau condemns 9/11 attack on US

YEREVAN – The Bureau of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktustyun issued an announcement Wednesday, condemning the attacks by hijacked aircraft on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon Tuesday. Below is the translated text of that announcement. Along with the entire world, we are shocked by the great tragedy resulting from the criminal attacks that took…

ARF-D Bureau declaration on TARC

On July 9th, in a communiqué released in Geneva, it was declared that a commission was formed under the name of “Turkish-Armenian Reconciliation Commission,” which claims to assist in the development of mutual understanding and expression of good-will between the Turkish and Armenian peoples and to encourage the improvement of relations between Turkey and Armenia.…

ARF-D participates in European meeting of Socialist International

YEREVAN — The Socialist International Committee for Central and Eastern Europe, SICEE, met in Zagreb on 6-7 October, 2000, hosted by SI-member the Croatian Social Democratic Party, SDP, which heads the country’s government. As developments unfolded in Serbia, the Committee issued a declaration congratulating and extending its solidarity with the men and women who through…

ARF-Dashnaktsutyun submits its revised statutes to Justice Ministry

On August 12, 1996, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Supreme Council of Armenia presented to the Armenian Ministry of Justice a new version of the party’s statutes, recently revised by the party Supreme Assembly. The new version of the bylaws corresponds to the Constitution and acting legislation of the Republic of Armenia. By law, the Ministry…