Saturday, May 23, 2015

Genocide of Armenians new memorial

epa04761908 (R) Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, The Supreme Head of Universal Syriac Orthodox Church and the Prince Patriarch of Antioch & All The East and other official attend a ceremony for the opening of a memorial to commemorate of the 100th anniversary of the mass killings Genocide of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, in Brussels Belgium, 22 May 2015. Armenia says up to 1.5 million Armenians ultimately died or were killed over several years as part of a genocidal campaign to force them out of eastern Turkey. Turkey acknowledges that large numbers of Armenians died, but says the overall figure is inflated and that the deaths occurred in the civil. This saturday 23 May The turkish community will also demonstrate in Brussels against the recognition of this mass killings as Genocide. EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET