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[FAR Scholarships]: FAR Scholarship Students Join the Effort for Genocide Recognition standard

Millions across the world joined the quest for justice and recognition of the Armenian Genocide on April 24th. FAR’s scholarship students were no exception as they marched from Yerevan’s Sports and Entertainment Complex to the Genocide Memorial or Tsitsernakaberd to lay flowers around the eternal flame in memory of 1.5 million victims. More than 70 students supported by FAR’s Mathevosian, Gulamerian, Nishanian, Ajemian, Zambak, Berberian and Baghsarian scholarship programs, among others, joined the effort, which was led by FAR’s Education and Scientific Programs Coordinator Eduard Karapetyan. Many students openly expressed their passion for joining this effort. “Genocide is a crime that has no potential for forgiveness and no date of expiration. Even after one hundred years justice should be restored ...

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[Hayastani Kidak Society]: Celine’s Dispatches – FAR’s Intern in Armenia – First Glimpse of Yerevan. standard

I was three and a half years old when the earthquake ravaged the north-west part of Armenia.  Because of my young age,  I couldn’t apprehend the notion of time.  One day back in France, feeling very self-confident , I walked up to my grandpa and told him, “Now I understand why you are here. Your parents fled from the earthquake!” Today, while leaving a flower on the genocide memorial, I envisioned the shy smile that my grandpa had on his face and clearly remembered his answer, “No that’s not it,” he said. Visiting the Genocide Memorial was a very emotional moment for all of the Young Professionals in the group, especially for one of the women who had grown up with her great-grandmother telling genocide ...

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[Hayastani Kidak Society]: Celine's Dispatches – FAR's Intern in Armenia – First Glimpse of Yerevan. standard

I was three and a half years old when the earthquake ravaged the north-west part of Armenia.  Because of my young age,  I couldn’t apprehend the notion of time.  One day back in France, feeling very self-confident , I walked up to my grandpa and told him, “Now I understand why you are here. Your parents fled from the earthquake!” Today, while leaving a flower on the genocide memorial, I envisioned the shy smile that my grandpa had on his face and clearly remembered his answer, “No that’s not it,” he said. Visiting the Genocide Memorial was a very emotional moment for all of the Young Professionals in the group, especially for one of the women who had grown up with her great-grandmother telling genocide ...

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