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Armenia: Yerevan genocide marchers burn Turkish flag

Armenia, Yerevan
April 23, 2014 at 14:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

Armenia: Yerevan genocide marchers burn Turkish flag

A Turkish flag was set alight in Yerevan's Freedom Square on Wednesday ahead of a rally and torchlit march to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the killing and deportation of ethnic Armenians by the Ottoman Empire.

The event was organised by Armenian Revolutionary Federation left-wing nationalist party, also known as Dashnaktsutyun. They marched from the Freedom Square to the Armenian Genocide memorial complex Tsitsernakaberd in the Armenian capital.

Participants of the rally carried a large banner reading "Compensation, Condemnation, Recognition", and a large wooden cross. People were chanting "Armenia!" "Compensation!" and "We demand!". The march took place the day before a ceremony to victims of the mass killing, falling on April 24th.

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Armenia: Yerevan genocide marchers burn Turkish flag

A Turkish flag was set alight in Yerevan's Freedom Square on Wednesday ahead of a rally and torchlit march to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the killing and deportation of ethnic Armenians by the Ottoman Empire.

The event was organised by Armenian Revolutionary Federation left-wing nationalist party, also known as Dashnaktsutyun. They marched from the Freedom Square to the Armenian Genocide memorial complex Tsitsernakaberd in the Armenian capital.

Participants of the rally carried a large banner reading "Compensation, Condemnation, Recognition", and a large wooden cross. People were chanting "Armenia!" "Compensation!" and "We demand!". The march took place the day before a ceremony to victims of the mass killing, falling on April 24th.

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