Organizational Matters

Enlarged Conference of ARF-D Local Chapters’ Representatives

Press Release The enlarged conference of ARF-D Local Chapters’ representatives convened on August 24-26, in Yerevan. Representatives and guests from the local Chapters of the homeland and abroad took part in this panarmenian gathering. The purpose of this gathering, which was an ARF-D Bureau initiative, was to evaluate organizational matters, the situation in the wider…

Conferences to examine 120 year history of the ARF-Dashnaktsutyun

This year marks the 120th Anniversary of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun — one of the oldest and most influential political organizations in Armenian history. On this occasion, two commemorative academic conferences are to take place in early December, in Yerevan and Los Angeles. The conference in Yerevan, titled “The Struggle for the Independence of Armenia…

ARF-Dashnaktsutyun has no candidate in presidential polls

YEREVAN- The Armenian Revolutionary Federation in Armenia will not introduce a candidate of its own for the September presidential polls, however the parameters of its participation in the electoral process has not yet been determined, announced the party’s newly elected political director and deputy of the Armenian National Assembly Ruben Hakobyan, during a press conference…

ARF convenes Supreme Assembly of Armenia

YEREVAN – The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun convened the Supreme Assembly of Armenia on June 28, 1996, at 10:30 a.m., despite recent Justice Ministry announcements deeming all ARF activities and assemblies illegal. Under the Armenian tricolor flag, the ARF banner and with the singing of the Armenian national anthem, ARF Executive Council chairman Levon Mkrtchyan called…

ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Supreme Assembly declaration

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation adjourned its Supreme Assembly of Armenia on July 11, issuing a general policy declaration and a statement on the party’s position on the so-called “Dro” and “31” trials. Below is the translated text of the declaration: The Armenian Revolutionary Federation’s Armenia organization held its Supreme Assembly from June 28 to July…

STATEMENT on the so-called “Dro” and “Group of 31″ cases

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun Supreme Assembly of Armenia finds that the so-called “Dro” and “31” trials are pursuing political agendas and are aimed against the ARF. Subjecting the preliminary and trial proceedings of both cases to examination, the ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Supreme Assembly announces: a) Violating the principle of presumption of innocence until proven guilty, without waiting…

ARF Supreme Assembly of Armenia to convene in June

The ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Supremee Council of Armenia recently announced that the ARF Supreme Assembly of Armenia will convene in late June. Currently, the ARF ranks in Armenia are considering several documents to be adopted at the Supreme Assembly. Among the documents are several options regarding the ARF socioeconomic and political platform in Armenia. Another document is…

Bureau member refutes slander against ARF

YEREVAN – ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Bureau member Massis Baghdasaryan told the Azg daily newspaper that the recent publication of the party’s World Congress decisions in the ruling Armenian National Movement publication Haik are inaccurately presented as “the ARF’s secret and underground policies.” Baghdasaryan told Azg that what Haik has maliciously categorized as a secret document for the…

ARF is ready for dialogue

In a recent interview with Radio Liberty, ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Supreme Council of Armenia member Levon Mkrtchyan stated, that “the party is truly ready to enter into a dialogue.” Mkrtchyan did qualify his statement, however, by saying, that “the policies currently being implemented by the authorities, in my opinion, can be called rejection through delay tactics. ”…