Protesters in Ottawa call for Armenian genocide recognition

Members of the Armenian community of Canada gathered on Parliament Hill’s east lawn on Thursday, April 24, 2014 to call on Turkey’s government to formally recognize the Armenian Genocide, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

Over a hundred members of the Turkish community gathered on the west lawn to hold a counter-protest.

The protesters then marched to the Turkish embassy on Wurtemburg Street, where the two groups concluded their demonstration.

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