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Armenian genocide: Massive march ends at Turkish consulate in L.A.
Armenian genocide: Massive march ends at Turkish consulate in L.A.

Local representatives of the Turkish government said Friday that claims of a genocide against Armenians were inaccurate and unhelpful. The comments, in an interview with KTLA Channel 5, responded to a local and massive daylong commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the massive slaughter of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey. The activities included speeches, rallies and a march that ended in front of the Turkish consulate on Wilshire Boulevard. More than 130,000 participated, according to an estimate from the Los Angeles Police Department. SCENES: Commemorations take place worldwide Armenians and others have characterized what happened as a genocide -- a grim precursor and...

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