(AINA) — The Assyrian Human Rights Network (AHRN) held its first annual general meeting on Saturday, October 19 in the Assyrian Cultural Centre in Södertälje, near Stockholm. Weiterlesen
(AINA) — A conference on „Christians and the Arab Spring“ was held at the Landmark Hotel in Amman, Jordan on September 29, 2013 under the auspices of HRH Prince al-Hassan Bin Talal. The following speech, by Chairman Ashur Giwargis, chairman of the Assyrian Patriotic Movement, was delivered during the fifth session, titled „Are Christians partners in change or allies of regimes?“ Weiterlesen
A couple of days after she fled Syria for Turkey, a colleague sent me a message. „Dear Nuri, this is a court that the extremists established in my city, Lattakia, in the (Syrian) village of Kansabba. This Islamic court issues the law according to the extremists‘ religion. It started today. They are forcing everyone to adopt their fundamentalist Islamic laws. See the picture.“ Weiterlesen
Anfang Juli versammelten sich einige Assyrer aus unterschiedlichen Ländern, um an einem Workshop in Holland zur Assyrischen Musik teilzunehmen. In diesem Workshop, welches die Innana Foundation aus den Niederlanden veranstaltete, wurden die wichtigsten Probleme aber auch Herausforderungen der assyrischen Musik diskutiert.
Stockholm (AINA) — Swedish media have begun to show an increasing interest in the plight of Christians of the Middle East in general and the Assyrians in particular. The large Assyrian community in Sweden, more one hundred thousand, has played an important role in raising awareness. Weiterlesen
Bannaux, Belgium (AINA) — On August 4, 2013 hundreds of Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans and Syriacs) and their friends from all over Europe gathered at the site of the Bannaux Sanctuary in the municipality of Sprimont/Belgium. At the heart of Europe people came together to unveil a monument commemorating the Assyrian victims of the genocide of 1915 perpetrated by the former Ottoman State (AINA 8-5-2013). Weiterlesen
Hassaka, Syria (AINA) — The Assyrian village of Tel Hormizd was attacked on Saturday, July 27 at about midnight. Fifty Arab Muslims on motorcycles entered the village and began a shooting rampage. According to residents, the Muslims fired indiscriminately, wounding two Assyrians, one of whom is still in hospital. The Assyrians repelled the attack by shooting at the Muslims. It is not known if any of the attackers was injured.
This monument is at the initiative of the Syriac Institute of Belgium and Seyfo Center. Moushé Malke, an Assyrian(Syriac) world-renowned artist, carved a killed dove on a stone of 12 tons! The official inauguration of the monument will be held on August 4, 2013 at 13:00 Banneux.
Der große assyrische Poet Ninos Aho verstarb am 15. Juli 2013 an seiner Blutkrebserkrankung. Hierzu werden in verschiedenen assyrischen Gemeinden deutschlandweit Gedenkfeiern abgehalten. Weiterlesen
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