NECN: 100 Years Later: Recognizing Armenian Genocide
Thousands of Armenians, their friends and family marched from the Massachusetts state house to the Rose Kennedy Greenway to call attention to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide.
Organizers say the event was designed to honor the memories of the 1.5 million Armenians who were killed and the countless others who were driven out of their ancestral homeland by the Ottoman Turks in 1915.
"The Armenian people just want the truth acknowledged," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren. "And if we're not willing to tell the truth, then we truly do run the risk that this will happen in other places around the world."
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