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Top Genocide Articles

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  • Native Americans' problems do matter

    In response to the letter, “No Native Americans, no need to bother,” really, Lee Brandt, why bother with “their” problems? Have you ever been to a Southern California pow-wow? If you have, you would know that there are many...
  • Armenian leaders praise state bill extending lawsuit timeframe for genocide descendents

    Local Armenian-Americans last week hailed a state bill extending the deadline for victims of the Armenian Genocide and their descendants to file lawsuits in California courts for unpaid insurance policies. “Hopefully, some of the victims’...
  • Attorneys work toward Armenian Genocide settlement

    A U.S. District judge on Monday gave attorneys feuding over a multimillion-dollar compensation fund for descendants of Armenian Genocide victims until Aug. 8 to agree on how to proceed. A motion filed by Glendale-based attorney Vartkes Yeghiayan contends...
  • "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" by Grigoris Balakian

    "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" by Grigoris Balakian
    "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" By Grigoris Balakian Translated by Peter Balakian with Aris Sevag Alfred A. Knopf. 509 pp. $35 Armenian Golgotha is the astonishing memoir of Father Grigoris Balakian (1876-1934), a work...
  • Stark reminder of human cruelty

    Stark reminder of human cruelty
    Editor's note: This corrects the caption of the photo of David C. Henley in front of Tuol Sleng Prison. Editor's note: The following article is a first-person account of a visit to the former Tuol Sleng Prison in Cambodia by David C. Henley, a Newport...
  • Political Landscape: Pelosi hoped to recognize Armenian geocide

    This year House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated she would do everything in her power to bring to a vote the legislation recognizing the Armenian Genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks in 1915. But Pelosi's power is much diminished since the Nov. 2...
  • Mailbag: City Hall sail looks more like a diaper

    The Newport Beach City Council has been criticized for a lack of transparency, biased appointments, railroading, partisan politics and unfairness to residents for special-interest gains. The manner of approval of the privately funded Reagan statue in...
  • Possible conflict worries Schiff, Sherman

    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) have been raising alarms about potential new hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan where violence erupted for years after the fall of...
  • Think Again: Kobe should think about deal

    The news of Lakers star Kobe Bryant’s latest endorsement deal with Turkish Airlines broke in late December, creating a major uproar. TV ads started running in March and it has fueled the outcry even further. The reason Kobe is being challenged is...
  • Documents critical of Armenia

    Revelations that U.S. officials charged Armenia in 2008 with supplying Iran with weapons later used to kill U.S. troops in Iraq were "enormously troubling," said Rep. Adam Schiff, who has been a staunch supporter of Congress officially recognizing the...
  • Start the Presses: Diplomatic relations

     Start the Presses: Diplomatic relations
    Early Friday morning, the calls began to roll into the newsroom. One woman wondered why we were singling out Armenia. Another inquired about the ethnicity of our writing staff — perhaps wanting to make sure we employed no one of Turkish descent....
  • History teachers confront Armenian genocide

    History teachers confront Armenian genocide
    While students take a break from their studies, local history teachers are using the summer holiday to brush up on a particularly relevant chapter in history. Working in conjunction with Facing History and Ourselves, an international education...