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USA: Anti-Armenian message displayed from plane during LA genocide commemoration

1 25.04.2016 Инфо

A plane dragging the message "stop Armenian lies" flew over thousands of commemorators, who had gathered to mark the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, outside the Turkish consulate at Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, on Sunday.
The Armenian Genocide took place in the Ottoman Empire during and after World War I, between the years 1915-1923. Commemorations have taken place on April 24 every year since the 1920s, marking the date in 1915 when hundreds of Armenian intellectuals were arrested in the Ottoman capital of Constantinople, before being executed. In the years that followed ethnic Armenians were displaced, deported or placed in concentration camps by Ottoman authorities. Between 600,000 and 1.8 million people are believed to have died during the period.