| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:26 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2012
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...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 7:43 PM
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...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:00 PM
| Apr 11, 2012
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...
| Mar 12, 2011
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...
| Dec 15, 2010
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...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:56 AM
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,...
| Apr 29, 2012
Never Fall Down
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...