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[[Image:ANCSF HaiTahdEve02 3.jpg|thumb|300px|Harut Sassounian at Hai Tad Evening in ANCA]]
 
[[Image:ANCSF HaiTahdEve02 3.jpg|thumb|300px|Harut Sassounian at Hai Tad Evening in ANCA]]
Harut Sassounian, the publisher of The [[California Courier]] newspaper, is the President of the [[United Armenian Fund]] which has shipped $460 million worth of humanitarian assistance to Armenia since 1989. He is also the Vice Chairman of The [[Lincy Foundation]] which has funded $230 million worth of infrastructure projects in Armenia and Artsakh. He worked for Procter and Gamble in [[Geneva]], [[Switzerland]], as an international marketing executive from 1978 to 1982. He served for 10 years as a non-governmental delegate on human rights at the [[United Nations]] in Geneva, playing a key role in the UN recognition of the [[Armenian Genocide]] in 1985. He has a Master’s degree in International Affairs from [[Columbia University]] (NY) and an MBA from Pepperdine University. His book, “The Armenian Genocide: The World Speaks Out, 1915-2005, Documents and Declarations,published in 2005, was republished in Arabic translation in [[Lebanon]] in 2006. He has been awarded the “Anania Shiragatsi” medal of honor by the [[President of Armenia]] and has received numerous other awards for his leadership and community activities.
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Harut Sassounian, the publisher of The [[California Courier]] newspaper, is the President of the [[United Armenian Fund]] which has shipped $460 million worth of humanitarian assistance to Armenia since 1989. He is also the Vice Chairman of The [[Lincy Foundation]] which has funded $230 million worth of infrastructure projects in Armenia and Artsakh. He worked for Procter and Gamble in [[Geneva]], [[Switzerland]], as an international marketing executive from 1978 to 1982. He served for 10 years as a non-governmental delegate on human rights at the [[United Nations]] in Geneva, playing a key role in the UN recognition of the [[Armenian Genocide]] in 1985. He has a Master’s degree in International Affairs from [[Columbia University]] (NY) and an MBA from Pepperdine University. His book, “The Armenian Genocide: The World Speaks Out, 1915-2005, Documents and Declarations,” published in 2005, was republished in Arabic translation in [[Lebanon]] in 2006. He has been awarded the “Anania Shiragatsi” medal of honor by the [[President of Armenia]] and has received numerous other awards for his leadership and community activities.
  
 
Sassounian's popular weekly opinion column is widely printed across Armenian press. Published in California State of the USA. An Armenian activist and lobbyist.
 
Sassounian's popular weekly opinion column is widely printed across Armenian press. Published in California State of the USA. An Armenian activist and lobbyist.
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===2007===
 
===2007===
*[[Sen. Menendez Won’t Accept Genocide Denial by Next Nominee for Armenia]] Oct. 4, 2007
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*[[Sen. Menendez Won’t Accept Genocide Denial by Next Nominee for Armenia]] Oct. 4, 2007
 
*[[Georgetown Rejects Turkish Attempt To Use Patriarch as Tool for Denial]] Sept. 27, 2007
 
*[[Georgetown Rejects Turkish Attempt To Use Patriarch as Tool for Denial]] Sept. 27, 2007
 
*[[Armenian Patriarch of Turkey in U.S. On Turkish Propaganda Tour Once Again]] Sept. 20, 2007
 
*[[Armenian Patriarch of Turkey in U.S. On Turkish Propaganda Tour Once Again]] Sept. 20, 2007
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*[[Turkish-American Leaders Have Found 'The Perfect Time' to Sue Each Other]] Sept. 6, 2007
 
*[[Turkish-American Leaders Have Found 'The Perfect Time' to Sue Each Other]] Sept. 6, 2007
 
*[[ADL's Domino Effect: Genocide Deniers are Falling one by one]] August 30, 2007
 
*[[ADL's Domino Effect: Genocide Deniers are Falling one by one]] August 30, 2007
*[[Righteous Jews, Armenians, and Others Demand ADL Director’s Resignation]] August 23, 2007
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*[[Righteous Jews, Armenians, and Others Demand ADL Director’s Resignation]] August 23, 2007
 
*[[Dollar vs. Dram, Fact vs. Fiction]] August 16, 2007
 
*[[Dollar vs. Dram, Fact vs. Fiction]] August 16, 2007
 
*[[Now that Bush has Withdrawn Hoagland, What have Armenians Accomplished?]] August 9, 2007
 
*[[Now that Bush has Withdrawn Hoagland, What have Armenians Accomplished?]] August 9, 2007
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*[[Turkey Fails to Defeat French Bill Despite Threats and Blackmail]] 25-05-2006
 
*[[Turkey Fails to Defeat French Bill Despite Threats and Blackmail]] 25-05-2006
 
*[[Turkey Declares Diplomatic War On France on Armenian Genocide Law]] 18-05-2006
 
*[[Turkey Declares Diplomatic War On France on Armenian Genocide Law]] 18-05-2006
*[[Pres. Kocharian Says Today’s Turkey Is Responsible for the Genocide]] 11-05-2006
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*[[Pres. Kocharian Says Today’s Turkey Is Responsible for the Genocide]] 11-05-2006
 
*[[Turkish Consul Exposes True Colors By Insulting Armenians on April 24 ]] 04-05-2006
 
*[[Turkish Consul Exposes True Colors By Insulting Armenians on April 24 ]] 04-05-2006
 
*[[FOX-TV Airs Armenian Genocide Program]] 27-04-2006
 
*[[FOX-TV Airs Armenian Genocide Program]] 27-04-2006
*[[‘We Will Remember not the Words of our Enemies, but the Silence of our Friends’]] 20-04-2006
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*[[‘We Will Remember not the Words of our Enemies, but the Silence of our Friends’]] 20-04-2006
*[[Those Who Live in Glass Houses Should not Throw Stones…]] 13-04-2006
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*[[Those Who Live in Glass Houses Should not Throw Stones…]] 13-04-2006
 
*[[Media Criticism Pushes State Dept. To Respond to Armenian Concerns]] 06-04-2006
 
*[[Media Criticism Pushes State Dept. To Respond to Armenian Concerns]] 06-04-2006
 
*[[USC Cancels Forum For Genocide Deniers]] 30-03-2006
 
*[[USC Cancels Forum For Genocide Deniers]] 30-03-2006
 
*[[PBS Forced Producer to Revise Content of Genocide Documentary]] 23-03-2006
 
*[[PBS Forced Producer to Revise Content of Genocide Documentary]] 23-03-2006
*[[Widespread Outrage Over News of U.S. Ambassador Evans’ Recall]] 16-03-2006
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*[[Widespread Outrage Over News of U.S. Ambassador Evans’ Recall]] 16-03-2006
 
*[[Ambassador Evans to be Recalled For Acknowledging the Genocide]] 09-03-2006
 
*[[Ambassador Evans to be Recalled For Acknowledging the Genocide]] 09-03-2006
 
*[[VP of PBS Should Be Dismissed For Insulting Armenians]] 02-03-2006
 
*[[VP of PBS Should Be Dismissed For Insulting Armenians]] 02-03-2006
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===2005===
 
===2005===
*[[One Man’s Views and New Year’s Wishes for 2006 ]] 25-12-2005
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*[[One Man’s Views and New Year’s Wishes for 2006 ]] 25-12-2005
*[[Armenian Foreign Minister Reacts Poorly to Iran’s Denial of Holocaust]]  22-12-2005
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*[[Armenian Foreign Minister Reacts Poorly to Iran’s Denial of Holocaust]]  22-12-2005
 
*[[No One Should Have Been Surprised By the Latest Questionable Election ]] 15-12-2005
 
*[[No One Should Have Been Surprised By the Latest Questionable Election ]] 15-12-2005
 
*[[Lemkin Discusses Armenian Genocide In Newly-Found 1949 CBS Interview]] 08-12-2005
 
*[[Lemkin Discusses Armenian Genocide In Newly-Found 1949 CBS Interview]] 08-12-2005
 
*[[Major Newspapers in US & Canada Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide]]  01-12-2005
 
*[[Major Newspapers in US & Canada Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide]]  01-12-2005
*[[New Revelations Contradict TIME’s Claims on Turkish DVD ]] 24-11-2005
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*[[New Revelations Contradict TIME’s Claims on Turkish DVD ]] 24-11-2005
 
*[[Turkish Scholars Are Accused of Being Paid off by Armenians]]  17-11-2005
 
*[[Turkish Scholars Are Accused of Being Paid off by Armenians]]  17-11-2005
 
*[[Turkish Scholars Expect Turkey To Acknowledge Genocide by 2015]]  10-11-2005
 
*[[Turkish Scholars Expect Turkey To Acknowledge Genocide by 2015]]  10-11-2005
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*[[Turkish Society Split on Genocide, The EU, and Many Other Issues]]        26-09-2005
 
*[[Turkish Society Split on Genocide, The EU, and Many Other Issues]]        26-09-2005
 
*[[Truth Defeats Turkey, State Dept., Turkish & Jewish Lobbying Groups]]      22-09-2005
 
*[[Truth Defeats Turkey, State Dept., Turkish & Jewish Lobbying Groups]]      22-09-2005
*[[L.A. Times Retracts its Reference To “Alleged Slaying of Armenians”]]    15-09-2005
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*[[L.A. Times Retracts its Reference To “Alleged Slaying of Armenians”]]    15-09-2005
 
*[[Threatened by Legal Action, TIME Apologizes for Offending Armenians]]  08-09-2005
 
*[[Threatened by Legal Action, TIME Apologizes for Offending Armenians]]  08-09-2005
 
*[[Speaker Hastert Should Come Clean By Disclosing All Contributions]]  01-09-2005
 
*[[Speaker Hastert Should Come Clean By Disclosing All Contributions]]  01-09-2005
 
*[[Turks Scare Themselves by Claiming Armenians Spend Millions on Lobbying]]    25-08-2005
 
*[[Turks Scare Themselves by Claiming Armenians Spend Millions on Lobbying]]    25-08-2005
 
*[[Turks Try to Intimidate This Writer By Threatening Him with Lawsuit]] 18-08-2005
 
*[[Turks Try to Intimidate This Writer By Threatening Him with Lawsuit]] 18-08-2005
*[[TIME’s Chief Editor Claims Magazine Was Duped by Turks]] 01-08-2005
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*[[TIME’s Chief Editor Claims Magazine Was Duped by Turks]] 01-08-2005
 
*[[SWITZERLAND DETAINS TURKISH POLITICIAN FOR DENYING THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE]] 26-07-2005
 
*[[SWITZERLAND DETAINS TURKISH POLITICIAN FOR DENYING THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE]] 26-07-2005
 
*[[What Did Kocharian Actually Say About Demanding Territories from Turkey?]] 22-07-2005
 
*[[What Did Kocharian Actually Say About Demanding Territories from Turkey?]] 22-07-2005
*[[Regarding the EU, Turkey Should Be ‘Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride’]] 07-07-2005
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*[[Regarding the EU, Turkey Should Be ‘Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride’]] 07-07-2005
 
*[[Armenians Should Teach Time Magazine a Lesson]] 30-06-2005
 
*[[Armenians Should Teach Time Magazine a Lesson]] 30-06-2005
 
*[[German Parliament Deals Fatal Blow To Turkish Denial of Genocide]] 23-06-2005   
 
*[[German Parliament Deals Fatal Blow To Turkish Denial of Genocide]] 23-06-2005   
*[[Rescinding of “Dissent” Award Triggers International Uproar]]  16-06-2005
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*[[Rescinding of “Dissent” Award Triggers International Uproar]]  16-06-2005
 
*[[Foreign Service Agency Wrongly Withdraws Award from Amb. Evans]]  09-06-2005
 
*[[Foreign Service Agency Wrongly Withdraws Award from Amb. Evans]]  09-06-2005
 
*[[Turks Cause Worldwide Outcry By Canceling Genocide Conference]]  02-06-2005
 
*[[Turks Cause Worldwide Outcry By Canceling Genocide Conference]]  02-06-2005
*[[Turkey’s Prime Minister is Top Publicist for Armenian Genocide]] May 26, 2005
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*[[Turkey’s Prime Minister is Top Publicist for Armenian Genocide]] May 26, 2005
 
*[[Turkish Writer Shames Ankara For Denial of Armenian Genocide]] May 19, 1005
 
*[[Turkish Writer Shames Ankara For Denial of Armenian Genocide]] May 19, 1005
*[[Armenia’s Leaders Should not Allow A Turkish Spin on Their Messages]] May 12, 2005
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*[[Armenia’s Leaders Should not Allow A Turkish Spin on Their Messages]] May 12, 2005
 
*[[Millions of People Worldwide Learn about Armenian Genocide]] May 5, 2005
 
*[[Millions of People Worldwide Learn about Armenian Genocide]] May 5, 2005
*[[Pres. Bush’s April 24 Statement…From Bad to Worse]] April 28, 2005  
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*[[Pres. Bush’s April 24 Statement…From Bad to Worse]] April 28, 2005  
 
*[[Some Surprises Turks Did Not Expect In Anticipating Armenian Tsunami]] April 21, 2005
 
*[[Some Surprises Turks Did Not Expect In Anticipating Armenian Tsunami]] April 21, 2005
 
*[[Turkish Leaders Going Berserk With Anti-Genocide Obsession]] April 14, 2005
 
*[[Turkish Leaders Going Berserk With Anti-Genocide Obsession]] April 14, 2005

Revision as of 14:06, 24 October 2007

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Harut Sassounian at Hai Tad Evening in ANCA

Harut Sassounian, the publisher of The California Courier newspaper, is the President of the United Armenian Fund which has shipped $460 million worth of humanitarian assistance to Armenia since 1989. He is also the Vice Chairman of The Lincy Foundation which has funded $230 million worth of infrastructure projects in Armenia and Artsakh. He worked for Procter and Gamble in Geneva, Switzerland, as an international marketing executive from 1978 to 1982. He served for 10 years as a non-governmental delegate on human rights at the United Nations in Geneva, playing a key role in the UN recognition of the Armenian Genocide in 1985. He has a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University (NY) and an MBA from Pepperdine University. His book, “The Armenian Genocide: The World Speaks Out, 1915-2005, Documents and Declarations,” published in 2005, was republished in Arabic translation in Lebanon in 2006. He has been awarded the “Anania Shiragatsi” medal of honor by the President of Armenia and has received numerous other awards for his leadership and community activities.

Sassounian's popular weekly opinion column is widely printed across Armenian press. Published in California State of the USA. An Armenian activist and lobbyist.

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