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.

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Tens of thousands of Angelenos marched near Hollywood on the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
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John Cádiz Klemack
Many participants waved red, blue and orange flags to denounce the Armenian genocide. Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
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KNBC TV
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.
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John Cádiz Klemack
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.
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John Cádiz Klemack
The circular route began near Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue and ended at the Turkish Consulate. Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
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John Cádiz Klemack
Two separate rallies were organized by Unified Young Armenians and the Armenian Genocide Committee. Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
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John Cádiz Klemack
Marchers also called on the United States government to officially recognize the genocide. Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
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Aimee Cho
"We're here to demand for the entire world to recognize the Armenian Genocide," a marcher at the rally said. Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
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Armenian Genocide recognition march April 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
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Armenian Genocide recognition march April 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
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