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Assyrians in Australia represent their plight at the 2017 DFATNGO Forum on Human Rights

Assyrians in Australia represent their plight at the 2017 DFATNGO Forum on Human Rights As part of its intensive campaign to promote the Assyrian cause on the national and international level, a delegation of the Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA) and the Assyrian Australian National Federation (AANF) attended the 2017 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)-NGO forum on Human Rights that was held on Thursday 9 February 2017, at the Australian National Museum in Canberra. The Assyrian Universal Alliance was made up of Mr Hermiz Shahen, Deputy Secretary ...

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AUA Letter to Ankawa.com

AUA Letter to Ankawa.com regarding a recently published article on the site.

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AUA Condolences letter to Abnaa Alnahrain

To the beloved members of Abnaa Alnahrain, With deep sorrow we heard about the untimely passing of rabi Ishmail Nano, the loss of such brave individuals is a great loss to our nation. In these turbulent times in our blessed fatherland, we are in need of inspired ideas. The achievements of rabi Ishmail will not be forgotten and his memory will live in through all of us. We are confident that you will continue in his path to fulfill our nation's ultimate goal. Assyrian Universal Alliance, with this short message, extend our most heartfelt condolences, to the family, ...

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Secretary General of Assyrian Universal Alliance statement on the crimes of the DAESH (DASH/ISIS) terrorist group in Iraq.

In Iraq, we are witnessing the brave military offensives aimed at liberating Mosul, which is the ancestral homeland of the Assyrians. The Mosul offensive which were carried out by the Iraqi forces, and in the process led to the liberation of many Assyrian cities and villages, is a historic turning point in the history of the democratic governance in Post-Saddam Iraq as well as the war on terror in the region. The Assyrians of Iraq have long suffered from crimes against humanity, genocide, and massive violations of human rights laws at the hands of terrorist groups. ...

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AUA Secretary General, Congratulatory letter to Hon. Michel Aoun

Date: 01/11/2016 No; 463 The Honorable Michel Aoun, President of the Lebanese Republic Dear President Aoun: On behalf of the Assyrian people worldwide and the Assyrian Universal Alliance I extend our heartfelt congratulations on your historic election. We wish you the best as you assume the duties of the President of Lebanon. At these difficult times your election ushers a massage of hope, freedom and opportunity for the people of Lebanon and the region as a whole, and especially for the Assyrians. We wish you success in your new role and the ...

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Assyrian delegation meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs Oct 2016

Assyrian Universal Alliance meeting in Canberra Sydney – 21 October 2016 On Thursday, 20 October 2016, a delegation led by Mr. Hermiz Shahen, Deputy Secretary General of the Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA), Mr David M. David , President of the Assyrian Australian National Federation, Mrs.Suzy David , AUA senior advisor and former Deputy Secretary General, together with Mrs. Karen Bos , from Christian Faith & Freedom held a meeting in parliament house in Canberra with the Minister for Foreign Affairs the Hon Julie Bishop MP. The delegation expressed the ...

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AUA Secretary General, Hon. Yonathan Betkolia, MP Assyrian Martyrs’ Day message


AUA Secretary General, Hon. Yonathan Betkolia, MP Assyria Day message


Assyrian Legacy

 From Ancient Civilization to Today’s Culture Revival Friday, June 10, 2016 8:30am - 3:30pm Room LJ-119 First Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building 10 First St. SE Washington, DC 20540 Book Display in Room LJ-113 Welcoming Remarks Robert Newlen, Chief of Staff of the Library of Congress. Session I: The Assyrian Legacy in the Cradle of Civilization Moderator: Dr Mary-Jane Deeb, Chief of the African and Middle Eastern Division - Library of Congress Amir Harrak, (University of Toronto) The Neo-Assyrian Winged Bulls and their Origins Christopher Woods, ...

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AUA VIP Gala Dinner