Western Volunteers rally to
Iraqi Christian Militia
Khamis Gewargis Khamis,
Assyrian from Melbourne joins
Assyrian Militia 'Dwekh Nawsha' Click on links to read more NEWS 7 GWN7
Assyrian Nimroud Bisso
Wins the Gold Medal and is the
European Champion in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 2015!
We are all proud of you brother, our Assyrian Warrior.
Anyone that holds the Assyrian Flag High
We Shall Hold Him/Her High.
— Khaya ATOR!!! Click for to read more.
Turkey's remaining Assyrian Christians dream of better times
completely shut down the fast-twitch attack of Diego Ferreira, dominating every facet of their fight en route to a unanimous decision. The final scores were unanimously 30-27 for Dariush. Click to read more
Savina Dawood aka Savi Assyrian from Erbil
speaks about the Assyrians in Homeland.
City Council of the City of Yonkers, NY adopts resolution supporting Assyrian Christians in Iraq and condemning ISIS and the atrocities perpetrated by ISIS.
March 3rd marks exactly 100 years since Mar Benyamin Shimun, the patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East
and leader of the Assyrian Nation, while on a peace mission set up by the the British Captain Gracey (see note below) was brutally assassinated alongside over a 100 bodyguards in a trap laid by the ruthless Kurdish murderer Simko.
Mar Benyamin risked his life to try to alleviate the persecution and brutal suffering of his
beloved Assyrian Church and Nation, and thereby gave his life as a result at the age of 31.
May God Rest the soul of Mar Benyamin and all of the brave Assyrian men who recieved the crown of
Martyrdom for the sake of their Assyrian Nation.
From the book "Assyrian Church Customs & the Murder of Mar Shimun"
by Surma D'Bait Mar Shimun (Mar Benyamin's older sister)
Let us make the Month of february
MAR BENYAMIN SHIMUN MONTH
Copy and print the pictures above.
Place them in your homes or social media
as a reminder of his sacrifice.
Read his history, teach it to our children.
Say a prayer for his soul, light a candle, or
make a donation in his name to any
Assyrian Relief Organization.
Let's keep his spirit and the
Assyrian Cause Alive!
The old Assyrian saying, Kul palikh qa Aumta Ashurayta bMhumnuta, apin haweh
gu qawra eena shimu bit payish min dora Ldora!
A Brief History of the late His Holiness Mar Benyamin Shimun XXI
Catholicos Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East
Martyr at age 31.
Click to read more
MY ART, MY PEOPLE — Assyrian Art Book by Paul Batou
The Assyrian American Association of America, in collaboration with the Assyrian Genocide (Seyfo) Research Center, hosted a memorial event at its community center on August 7, 2017 to commemorate Assyrian Martyrs’ Day. Speakers included Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, California State Senator Scott Wilk, California Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian,, LAUSD Board Member Scott Schmerelson and ANCA-WR Chairwoman Nora Hovsepian, among others. The ANCA-WR Board of Directors, staff and interns were present to show solidarity with the Assyrian community. Click to see photos ----- Click To Read Article
ASSYRIAN MARTYRS' DAY
On Tuesday, August 8, 2017
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
presented a proclamation recognizing the Assyrian Memorial Day.
This event was organized by the Assyrian American Association of Los Angeles Click to see photos:
In Memory of our Assyrian Martyrs Holy Eucharist (Qurbana Qadeesha) will be given 5 PM at St. Mary's Parish, Assyrian Church of the East, Los Angeles.
At 7 PM there will be a gathering at the Assyrian American Association of Southern California
5901 Cahuenga Blvd., North Hollywood CA Click for more info.
A Message from Congressman Brad Sherman on Assyrian Martyrs' Day
A Message from Congressman Adam Schiff on Assyrian Martyrs' Day