Armenian Genocide

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Cathedral Prayer Service To Commemorate Armenian Killings

Roman Catholic Archbishop Jose Gomez will host a multi-denominational prayer service in Los Angeles to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire.

04/14/2015

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Man To Fast 55 Days In Glass Box To Mark 100th Anniversary Of Armenian Genocide

A man in Burbank has pledged to fast 55 days, while living in a glass box, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide.

04/04/2015

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Protest Calls For Turkey To Recognize Armenian Genocide

Hundreds of Armenian Americans and their supporters spent Easter Sunday protesting outside the Turkish consulate, pushing for the Turkish government to recognize the Armenian genocide of 1915.

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Armenian-Americans Honor Victims Of 1915 Genocide

A special vigil was held in Glendale Saturday night to honor the 1.5 million victims of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. This year marks the 96th Anniversary of the massacre in Turkey.

04/24/2011

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Armenian Community Angry Over Kobe’s Deal With Turkish Airlines

L.A.’s Armenian community are booing Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant’s latest endorsement deal.

12/15/2010

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Armenian-Americans Sue Turkey Over Land Claims

Three descendants of Armenians, who lost their property in the Ottoman Empire, have filed suit in Los Angeles against the Turkish government for restitution of more than $63 million for acreage that includes the strategic Incirlik Air Base used by the U.S. military.

12/15/2010

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Emmy Nominated Armenian Genocide Filmmaker Dies

Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker J. Michael Hagopian, who interviewed survivors of the Armenian genocide, has died in Southern California. He was 97.

12/15/2010