TORCHLIGHT PROCESSION IN SAMTSKHE-JAVAKHETI: PARTICIPANTS CALL ON GEORGIAN AUTHORITIES TO RECOGNIZE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

12:05 24/04/2015 >> SOCIETY

A torchlight procession to mark April 24, the Armenian Genocide
Remembrance Day, took place in Akhaltsikhe, the administrative center
of the Armenian populated district of Georgia, Samtskhe-Javakheti,
on April 23, jnews.org reports.

The participants of the procession marched towards the Georgian church
with posters condemning the Armenian Genocide, Armenian and Georgian
flags, and exclaiming "Recognition, condemnation, reparation." At
Georgian church, they handed a letter to the Metropolitan bishop.

The procession ended at the Akhalkalaki Fortress where the participants
burnt the flag of Turkey. Armen Grigoryan, a member of the Youth
Center, read out the demands of the procession participants calling
on the Georgian authorities to recognize the Armenian Genocide.

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