By Hratch Tchilingirian The truth shall be told even while hanging on the gallows,” confidently affirms Saleh Zahreedin, 48, Lebanese Druze historian and author of a dozen books and pamphlets in Arabic on the Armenians and the Genocide. Born in the Lebanese Shouf mountains and a member of the Progressive Socialist Party (PSP), Zahreedin holds two
By Salpi Haroutinian Ghazarian Dorothée Forma is a soft-spoken journalist of the European tradition. In the Netherlands, where media channels are clearly labeled as belonging to specific religious, ethnic or political groups, she works with a small broadcasting organization which supports humanist principles: Taking responsibility, having the right to make your own choices without being
By Mark Arax It was the spring of 1997 and Peter Balakian, the author of four collections of poetry, was about to launch his first big book. He felt the unease that any author feels knowing that his baby, now in the hands of marketers and reviewers, was no longer his own. That the book,

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By Armineh Johannes Omar Sharif was breathless from running after a departing train at Paris’ Austerlitz station. “Are you tired,” I asked. “No,” replied Sharif. “Hagop is tired!” The star of such block busters as Lawrence of Arabia and Dr. Zhivago was shooting a scene from his latest film,Mayrig, the story of an Armenian family