By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The U.S. Department of State declassified on March 24, 2021 a ‘secret’ government cable, under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. The cable described the extensive efforts made by the Clinton administration in late October 2000 to block the vote in the House of Representatives on a resolution… Okumaya devam et Secret State Dept. Cable Reveals Shameful U.S. Pressure on Armenia’s Leaders
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier A scandalous propaganda tour was organized on July 9-10, 2021 by Azerbaijan’s despotic government to occupied Shushi and Hadrut to display “proudly” to foreign ambassadors its barbaric attack on the civilian population of Artsakh and partial destruction of one of its most sacred Armenian cathedrals. Before I present… Okumaya devam et Greece Must Recognize Artsakh to Atone For its Envoy’s PR Tour of Shushi
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Several Azeri websites claimed that Armenians in Azerbaijan sent last October, in the midst of the Artsakh War, an appeal to “Catholicos Karekin II, Armenians of the world, and Armenians in Karabagh.” One of the Azeri websites (Report News Agency) alleged that the “appeal was signed by a group… Okumaya devam et Exposing the Fake Appeal Allegedly Sent by Baku Armenians to Catholicos
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The snap parliamentary elections have been tumultuous. A lot has been written and said about the candidates in these elections as to who should lead Armenia in light of the recent devastating war, dismal condition of the people, and threats against the territorial integrity of Armenia and Artsakh. Nikol… Okumaya devam et The People in Armenia Have Spoken Whether we Like it or not!
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com On November 18, 2020, a few days after the end of the Artsakh War, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan published a roadmap of promised actions in the following six-months. The Prime Minister also promised that “In June 2021 I will deliver the performance report of this roadmap, and the public… Okumaya devam et Pashinyan’s Six-Month Roadmap of Promises:What Was Completed and What Was Not?
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Armenia’s current leaders blame previous leaders whenever something goes wrong in the country. After they lost the war, they blamed it on the previous presidents. They do not take any responsibility for their own shortcomings, even though they have been in power now for three years. While the previous… Okumaya devam et Armenia’s Leaders Ignored Investor’s OfferTo Build Military Vehicles Before the War
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Pres. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is completely ignorant about economics, met with the Chief Executive Officers of 26 major American companies and told them many falsehoods about the Turkish economy. The reality is that the Turkish economy is bankrupt and millions of Turkish citizens are on the verge of… Okumaya devam et Top Economist Exposes Erdogan’s Untrue Statements on Bankrupt Turkish Economy
By Harut SassounianPublisher,www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com It is commonly stated that politics is similar to prostitution. There is no morality, just interests. However, there is also something called hypocrisy. While it is true that individuals or nations can get away with any kind of unscrupulous behavior for a while, but eventually it catches up with them and they… Okumaya devam et Azerbaijan and Turkey on Opposite Sides Of İsraeli-Palestinian Conflict
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com While it was widely publicized that Russia attempted to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, very little was reported about similar meddling by Turkey. The US National Intelligence Council (NIC) released on March 15, 2021 a declassified report which confirmed Turkish hackers’ cyber-attack in the 2020… Okumaya devam et Turkish Group Hacked Biden’s WebsiteTo Undermine His Presidential Election
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier The General Assembly of the United Nations held a meeting on May 5, 2021 on the topic of “Interactive dialog to commemorate and promote The International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace.” The meeting is usually held on April 24, the date designated by the UN to… Okumaya devam et Why is President of UN General Assembly “Volkan Bozkır” Acting as a Spokesman for Turkey?
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The Armenian Patriarch of Turkey, Sahak Mashalian, once again issued a pro-Turkish statement, this time on the eve of the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, trying to please his Turkish masters and undermine Pres. Joe Biden’s April 24 acknowledgment. We all understand that the Armenian community and the Patriarch… Okumaya devam et How Can the Armenian Patriarch Be as Pro-Turkish as Erdogan?
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The Genocide! After the United States avoided the issue for forty years, ever since Pres. Ronald Reagan mentioned the Armenian Genocide in a Presidential Proclamation, Pres. Joe Biden used the term Armenian Genocide, despite the gag-rule imposed on the United States government by the denialist rulers of… Okumaya devam et Finally, Pres. Biden Acknowledges The Genocide! What’s next?
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com In 2015 the Catholicosate of Cilicia (headquartered in Antelias, Lebanon) filed a lawsuit against the government of Turkey seeking the return of its historic seat in Sis, Turkey (present-day Kozan district of the Adana Province), which was confiscated in 1921. The Catholicosate had initially filed its lawsuit directly with… Okumaya devam et Catholicosate of Cilicia Refiles Lawsuit Against Turkey
Shameful Story of Wounded ArmenianSoldier Ignored, Denied Medical CareBy Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier I read the heartbreaking experience of an Armenian soldier who was wounded in the recent Artsakh War and repeatedly denied medical treatment in Armenia. This is so shameful. The Armenian government should see to it that young men, who risked… Okumaya devam et Shameful Story of Wounded ArmenianSoldier Ignored, Denied Medical Care
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The Arab News published on March 28 an article titled, “Book by Saudi author unravels Ottoman atrocities in Madinah.” The book was written by Saudi historian Muhammad Al-Saeed who exposed Ottoman atrocities against the Muslim population of the holy city of Madinah in Saudi Arabia in 1918 when it… Okumaya devam et Saudi Arabia Should Sue TurkeyFor Stealing Prophet Muhammad’s Relics
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com For three decades, the government of Israel and Jewish-American leaders have been showering Azerbaijan with excessive and undeserved praise for its alleged tolerance for its Jewish community and friendship with Israel. There have been several visits by Israeli leaders and prominent Jewish-Americans to Baku, glorifying the government of Azerbaijan… Okumaya devam et Azerbaijan, a So-Called Ally of Israel, Friend of Jews, Betrays Israel at the UN
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Last month, California Superior Court Judge William C. Ryan rejected Gov. Gavin Newsom’s refusal to accept the Parole Board’s decision to release Hampig Sassounian from jail. I was under the wrong impression that the Governor’s decision on pardons was final and not subject to a review or reversal… Okumaya devam et Why Did the Superior Court RejectGovernor’s denial of Sassounian’s Pardon
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com This is the surprising story of Azerbaijan, a country that buys weapons from others for its own needs, selling tens of millions of dollars of weapons to a Central African country. The article, titled “Congo-Brazzaville Strongman Buys Secret Weapons Haul from Azerbaijan,” was published by OCCRP (Organized… Okumaya devam et Azerbaijan Sold 500 Tons of Weapons To the Repressive Regime of Congo