Comrades in Arms

Antranig Boghosian was a member of the Justice Commandoes of the Armenian Genocide. Alec Yenikomshian was with the other camp — the Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia. In October 1980 in Geneva, a bomb accidentally exploded during assembly, and Alec Yenikomshian lost his left hand, and was left visually impaired. In March
By Kristen Kidd New York Life Insurance Company sold policies to thousands of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire during the 20 years leading up to the Genocide. In 1917 the company paid off a portion of those policies to surviving heirs, but thousands of others were not. Instead they were sealed in a company vault for the
By Laurence Ritter Today, the youngest living survivor of the Armenian Genocide is about 90 years old. They are grandparents and great-grandparents who survived the genocidal days at the beginning of the 20th century as little children. Over the last three decades, many told their stories for posterity on audio tape or video tape, in different communities

Century of Genocide

By Matthew Karanian The Century that began with Genocide ended with escalating international condemnation for a crime, that was, in modern times, perpetrated for the first time against the Armenians. Yet, the perpetrator had only just begun to acknowledge that there were questions to be asked and answers to be confronted. In October 2000, a few months