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  • Judge rules against Turkish banks

    A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that the federal court system has jurisdiction to hold Turkish banks accountable for seizing land from Armenians during the Armenian Genocide. This ruling was attached to judge Dolly M. Gee's dismissal of a...
  • Questions roil Armenian Genocide compensation fund

    More than $1.6 million has been paid out from a compensation fund for descents of Armenian Genocide victims, according to a status report filed in a lengthy lawsuit in U.S. District Court. However, four of the 32 claimants who haven’t been paid...
  • Remembering the lessons of genocide

    Remembering the lessons of genocide
    Lessons of the Nazi genocide will be offered in three events next year by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Called the 2013 South Florida Speaker and Film Series, the events will be held in the Boca Raton area. First up on Jan. 9 will be...
  • Mailbag: Mensinger needs to check his facts

    Re. "Commentary: Unions, not workers partly to blame," Sept. 6: The appointed Costa Mesa city councilman's portrayal of firefighter Mike Ruhl's pay, pension, etc., is somewhat vague and perhaps misleading. While Steve Mensinger is correct in his math...
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  • Elan Steinberg dies at 59; former head of World Jewish Congress

    Elan Steinberg dies at 59; former head of World Jewish Congress
    The son of Holocaust survivors, Elan Steinberg preferred to keep his family history private. But the fierce strategist and former leader of the World Jewish Congress was clearly motivated by it, according to observers, as he relentlessly pushed to...
  • Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies

    Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies
    Martin Marootian, a retired pharmacist who stood up for Armenian genocide victims as the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that resulted in a $20-million settlement from New York Life Insurance Co. for failing to honor claims on policies sold to thousands of...
  • J. Michael Hagopian dies at 97; Armenian American documentary filmmaker

    J. Michael Hagopian dies at 97; Armenian American documentary filmmaker
    J. Michael Hagopian, an educational filmmaker who spent 40 years gathering the testimonies of Armenian genocide survivors to provide evidence of one of the most contentious events in world history, died of natural causes Friday at his home in Thousand...
  • Loughner video with 'genocide' and 'torture' ramblings is released

    Loughner video with 'genocide' and 'torture' ramblings is released
    A YouTube video that prompted the suspension of Tucson shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner in September was released Friday by officials at Pima Community College and included rambling statements such as "We are examining the torture of students" and...
  • A history of genocide, as intriguingly told by imperfect actors

    A history of genocide, as intriguingly told by imperfect actors
    Oral histories are only as good as their sources. So the amateur actors researching the systematic extermination of the Herero tribe of Namibia by German colonial occupiers in and around 1907 have a crippling problem. These well-meaning thespians,...
  • Photos: Marches and commemorations in Southland mark Armenian genocide

    <b>Photos: </b>Marches and commemorations in Southland mark Armenian genocide
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Never Fall Down' details horrors of Khmer Rouge

    Not Just for Kids: 'Never Fall Down' details horrors of Khmer Rouge
    -------------------- Never Fall Down A Novel Patricia McCormick Balzer + Bray: 224 pp., $17.99, ages 14 and up -------------------- When it comes to genocide, Hitler is obviously well covered. There are countless titles for young readers about the...