South Africa to Withdraw From International Criminal Court

South Africa to Withdraw From International Criminal Court

On Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, Tshililo Michael Masutha, the Minister of Justice of South Africa, presented a bill to parliament for the withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). South Africa, Burundi, and Gambia announced in October their intention to leave the ICC due to what they believe is unbalanced treatment of the Court’s members. […]

Los Angeles Community Peace Vigil Scheduled

Los Angeles Community Peace Vigil Scheduled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2016 TUESDAY NIGHT @ CITY HALL LA City Councilmembers, County, State Officials, and Armenian-American Community Groups to Lead Vigil for Peace in Artsakh Los Angeles, Calif.–In response to the recent shelling of ethnic-Armenian villages in Artsakh (also known Nagorno-Karabakh) by Azerbaijan, Los Angeles Councilmember Paul Krekorian and other elected officials […]

Palmyra Loss by ISIL Is Also a Loss to Itself

Palmyra Loss by ISIL Is Also a Loss to Itself

The loss of Palmyra by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is also an ultimate loss for Palmyra itself. The historic city in Syria has recently been reclaimed by forces loyal to President Bashar Hafez al-Assad. The recapture of Palmyra by Syrian government forces on March 26, 2016, was a key victory over […]

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