About Khatchig Mouradian

Khatchig Mouradian is a journalist, writer and translator. He was an editor of the Lebanese-Armenian Aztag Daily from 2000 to 2007, when he moved to Boston and became the editor of the Armenian Weekly.

His articles, interviews and poems have appeared in many publications worldwide. Many of his writings have been translated into more than 10 languages. He contributes regularly to a number of U.S. and European publications.

He has lectured extensively and participated in conferences in Armenia, Turkey, Cyprus, Lebanon, Syria, Austria and the U.S. He has presented papers on genocide and the media at several academic conferences such as the 5th and 6th Workshops on Armenian-Turkish Scholarship, held at NYU in 2006 and at the Graduate Institute in Geneva in 2008. He is a member of the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS).

His translations include Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist" published by Hamazkayin in 2004. The book was launched in Yerevan, Armenia in the presence of Coelho and Mouradian.

Q & A with Paulo Coelho

By March 25, 2008

Paulo Coelho’s novels have sold 100 million copies in 67 languages in 150 countries. In books such as The Alchemist, Coelho’s narrative engagement with questions of faith, spirituality, and identity have inspired millions. He also sits on the board of … Read More

The Stubborn Myth of Jewish Involvement in the Armenian Genocide

By February 11, 2008

On Nov. 30, Jewcy published an article titled “Are Armenians Angry at Jews?” in which I argued that although the Armenian community is upset that a prominent Jewish civil rights organization (ADL) supports Turkey’s campaign to the deny the Armenian … Read More

A Tale of Two Uprisings: From the Warsaw Ghetto to Musa Dagh

By December 19, 2007

On the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, students in the U.S. joined an ADL delegation to participate in the March of the Living. In Poland, the students visited the Warsaw Ghetto. ADL national director Abraham Foxman said, "This … Read More

Are Armenians Angry at Jews?

By November 30, 2007

"Thou shalt not stand against the blood of thy neighbor." — Leviticus 19:16 As editor of the Armenian Weekly, I often receive calls from journalists seeking the perspective of the Armenian community. These days, they frequently ask me whether the … Read More

The Betrayal of Turkish Jews

By November 15, 2007

For the past several months, the Jews of Turkey have been in the international spotlight. As Congress has debated the Armenian Genocide resolution, high-ranking Turkish officials have warned that Turkish Jews will be endangered if the resolution passes. And Jewish-American … Read More

The Washington Post Perpetuates a Destructive Myth

By November 2, 2007

The Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.106) has attracted enormous media attention since it was passed by the House International Affairs Committee on October 10. However, the content of many of the articles, columns and stories make one thing clear: Writers across … Read More