Assyrian Universal Alliance

Assyrian Leader Meets New Head of Syrian Parliament

October 8, 2017 News
The Secretary General of the Assyrian Universal Alliance, Yonathan Betkolia, shaking hands with Hamoudeh Sabbagh, the recently elected Speaker of the People

AINA – October 2017 Damascus (AINA) — The Secretary General of the Assyrian Universal Alliance, Yonathan Betkolia, met yesterday with Hamoudeh Sabbagh, the recently elected Speaker of the People’s Council of Syria in Damascus . Mr. Sabbagh is also an Assyrian. Mr. Betkolia is the Assyrian representative in the Parliament of Iran. The Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA) […]

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Symposium on Assyrian Culture and History to Be Held At Library of Congress

May 28, 2016 Featured News

AINA- 28/5/16 (AINA) — A symposium titled Assyrian Legacy: From Ancient Civilization to Modern Cultural Revival will be held on June 10 in Washington at the U.S. Library of Congress, located at the historic Thomas Jefferson building on 101 Independence Avenue SE. The symposium, sponsored by the Assyrian Universal Alliance, is comprised of three sessions […]

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Assyrian Genocide Monument in Sydney Vandalized for Third Time

April 17, 2015 Featured News

17/4/15 Sydney (AINA) — The Assyrian genocide monument in Bonnyrigg was vandalized yesterday for the third time (AINA 2012-04-06) since it was erected on August 20, 2010 (AINA 2010-08-07). The monument is in memory of the 750,000 Assyrians who were killed by Ottoman Turks and Kurds in World War One, between 1915 and 1918. That […]

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Australian Assyrians Meet MPs, Push for Assyrian Safe Haven in Iraq

March 20, 2015 Featured News
From left, David David, Suzy David, the Hon Richard Marles MP, Emmanuel Khoshaba, The Hon Chris Bowen MP, and Hermiz Shahen (AINA photo).

Assyrian Universal Alliance – March 2015 Sydney — On Thursday, 19 March 2015, a delegation headed 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, held meetings with […]

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Australian Assyrians Join Coptic Protest Against ISIS

February 25, 2015 Featured News

Assyrian Universal Alliance – 25/2/15 Hundreds of protestors gathered at Martin Place in Sydney on Sunday 22 February 2015, In light of ISIS’ brutal murder of 21 innocent Coptic Christians, organized by the Australian Coptic Movement Association (ACM). This latest attack has sent shockwaves throughout the entire Australian Coptic community. Mr Hermiz Shahen, The Deputy Secretary […]

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Australia Assists Victims of Sectarian Violence in Northern Iraq

September 27, 2014 Featured News
From left: Mr. Paul Azzo, the Honorable Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. David David, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Mr. Hermiz Shahen (AINA photo).

Assyrian Universal Alliance – 27/9/14 For the past four months, the Australia Chapter of the Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA) has communicated closely with high officials of the Australian government regarding the violent attacks in Iraq by the terrorist group called ISIL. An AUA delegation met with The Hon. Julie Bishop, Minister for Foreign Affairs two times […]

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