Angelenos Rally for Recognition of the Armenian Genocide on its 103rd Anniversary
Tens of thousands of marchers took to the streets to denounce the Armenian genocide on its 103rd anniversary. Many participants waved red, blue and orange flags to denounce the Armenian genocide. Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The Armenian genocide began in 1915 and resulted in the deaths of as many as 1.5 million Armenians in a campaign blamed on the Ottoman Turkish government. Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Donning shirts that read “Our wounds are still open,” marchers called for the recognition of the genocide which Turkey insists did not happen. Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The circular route began near Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue and ended at the Turkish Consulate. Tuesday, April 24, 2018. “We’re here to demand for the entire world to recognize the Armenian Genocide,” a marcher at the rally said. Tuesday, April 24, 2018.