10:56 | February 9, 2016
While the Russian Federation was and is the most attractive destination country for potential Armenian migrants, since Armenia’s independence there has been some outflow to Turkey, especially to Istanbul.
14:35 | July 3, 2015
She says that her family has lived as a Turkish family, which in Turkey is an advantage. She adds that while not being nationalistic, her family has, in essence, benefited from this advantage. “But that advantage has derived from tragic events and we have enjoyed that advantage without knowing that it’s built on the sorrow of others,” she says.
12:02 | June 12, 2015
Umut doesn’t agree with those people who, having recently discovered their Armenian or Greek roots, use the media to spread the news. He thinks that’s it’s a way for these people to rule out the possibility that their forefathers participated in the killings of Armenians.
12:22 | March 10, 2015
And what about the Armenians who come here from Armenia? When I talk to some of them in Armenian, they answer back in Turkish. I ask them, ‘Aren’t you Armenian? Why do you speak Turkish?’
19:13 | March 4, 2015
The Emeksiz sisters of Istanbul are on a mission to tell people in Armenia about the fate of their Armenian grandfather Khachik and others who shared the same fate due to the 1915 Genocide.
10:55 | March 2, 2015
The Armenian community of Istanbul believes there is only one reason why elections to appoint a new Patriarch Of Constantinople haven’t been held—Archbishop Aram Ateşyan, the acting Patriarch, does not want them to be.
09:42 | February 23, 2015
Most Armenians, on the other hand, do not plan to live the rest of their lives in Turkey. They cannot picture themselves as part of Turkish society. However, there are many Armenian migrants who have lived there for ten or more years.
11:33 | January 23, 2015
The Turk of today differs from that of the start of the 20th century and from the Middle Ages. There is no universal or unified conception of being Turkish. Today, a vast portion of Turkey is comprised of a mix of migrants from other countries. Turkey is a huge and heterogeneous country. Thus, I cannot generalize and place all Turks in one category.
11:37 | January 16, 2015
“I was thinking about Armenian culture and was asked what it means to survive in a culture of exile, without having the possibility of going to your native places,” says Sheehan.
10:50 | December 9, 2014
According to a recent study entitled ‘‘Research on the Socio-Economic Impact of the Turkey-Armenia Border’’ commissioned by the Hrant Dink Foundation it would appear that the closed border between the two neighboring countries is hurting citizens on the Turkish side more than the Armenian.
11:49 | August 20, 2014
Residents of one of Yerevan's many administrative districts have even offered to pay for an irrigation water system to water the trees in their yards; however, the municipality keeps postponing addressing the issue.
10:03 | July 28, 2014
All of five year-old Davit’s toys were left behind in the Belgian town of Kortenaken. That was the day Belgian officials told Davit’s parents that they were sending the family back to Armenia. Taking only the essentials, the family fled across the border to France.
11:13 | June 27, 2014
A June 20, 2014 report issued by the U.S. State Department looking into worldwide human trafficking in 2013 has classified Armenia as a Tier 1 country – i.e., the government fully complies with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act’s (TVPA) minimum standards.
13:38 | June 5, 2014
Hideharu Nakajimahas been to Armenia many times, most recently to participate in a meeting of regional representatives tasked with coordinating events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
13:25 | October 1, 2013
If political activism may seem boring, hard to understand and, specifically, uninteresting to some people – this isn't the case for Ruzanna Grigoryan, who gained notoriety in the Internet during the “Mockery as a method for civic struggle” action.
11:55 | October 21, 2011
The rights of children held in custody at the Abovyan Criminal Detention facility are most frequently violated in issues of education. This was stated to Hetq by Laura Gabrielyan, a member of a group of civic observers.