A torchlight procession in Yerevan held on April 23 in memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide. Screenshot of the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEBdYEFmX80

24 April 2022, 12:42

Yerevan marchers burn down flags of Turkey and Azerbaijan

A torchlight procession was held in Yerevan in memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey. The marchers burned down the flags of Turkey and Azerbaijan and demanded from Armenian authorities to abandon the policy of territorial concessions.

On April 23, Yerevan hosted the annual torchlight march to the "Tsitsernakaberd" Memorial Complex for Armenian Genocide Victims, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

According to police estimates, about 12,000 people took part in the march; the organizers claim more than 30,000 marchers.

The participants demanded from Turkey to recognize the Armenian Genocide, and from Armenian authorities – to give up making territorial concessions. They also chanted "Nikol is a traitor" and "Armenia without Nikol".

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on April 23, 2022 at 11:10 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Tigran Petrosyan Source: CK correspondent

    ins
All news
ДАННОЕ СООБЩЕНИЕ (МАТЕРИАЛ) СОЗДАНО И (ИЛИ) РАСПРОСТРАНЕНО ИНОСТРАННЫМ СРЕДСТВОМ МАССОВОЙ ИНФОРМАЦИИ, ВЫПОЛНЯЮЩИМ ФУНКЦИИ ИНОСТРАННОГО АГЕНТА, И (ИЛИ) РОССИЙСКИМ ЮРИДИЧЕСКИМ ЛИЦОМ, ВЫПОЛНЯЮЩИМ ФУНКЦИИ ИНОСТРАННОГО АГЕНТА.

June 27, 2022 14:41

  • Resident of Novocherkassk fined for discrediting army

    A court in Novocherkassk, Rostov Region, has fined a local resident for his comment in a social media criticizing the Z symbol and the people who use it. The human rights project "OVD-Info"* has reported about this on its Telegram channel.

June 27, 2022 14:37

June 27, 2022 11:59

June 27, 2022 11:56

June 27, 2022 11:44

News archive