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Armenian genocide ceremonies around the world

An interactive art project called “iwitness,” telling the story of survivors of the Armenian genocide of 1915, was unveiled in Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon.

 (Michael Robinson Chávez / Los Angeles Times)

Doves are released during a march to the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles on April 24 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide.

 (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)

Deborah Henderson waves flags as vehicles pass on the 101 Freeway in Hollywood as thousands march April 24 to mark the 100th anniversary of Armenian genocide.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Thousands gather in Hollywood at the beginning of a six-mile march on April 24 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Thousands of people march towards the Turkish consulate in Los Angeles as ethnic Armenians worldwide are marking the 100th anniversary of a genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks that claimed the lives of about 1.2 million Armenians from 1915 to 1918.  (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)
Thousands march marking the 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide in Hollywood.  (Patrick T. Fallon, For The Times)
Thousands of people march towards the Turkish consulate in Los Angeles as ethnic Armenians worldwide are marking the 100th anniversary of a genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks that claimed the lives of about 1.2 million Armenians from 1915 to 1918.  (Patrick T. Fallon, For The Times)
Thousands march along the six mile route marking the 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide in Hollywood.  (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Thousands of people march towards the Turkish consulate in Los Angeles as ethnic Armenians worldwide are marking the 100th anniversary of a genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks that claimed the lives of about 1.2 million Armenians from 1915 to 1918.  (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Armen Tavy pulls his cart along Sunset Blvd in Hollywood as thousands march marking the 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide in Hollywood.  (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Thousands of people march towards the Turkish consulate in Los Angeles as ethnic Armenians worldwide are marking the 100th anniversary of a genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks that claimed the lives of about 1.2 million Armenians from 1915 to 1918.

 (Patrick T. Fallon / For the Times)

Shannon Blanck, right, chants as thousands march west on Sunset Blvd. at the beginning of a six mile march marking 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide by Ottoman Turkish government.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Vahe Mesropyan, an Armenian army colonel, takes photos as thousands march west on Sunset Blvd. at the beginning of a six mile march marking 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide.  (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Thousands march marking 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide in Hollywood.  (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
American Armenian Legion members lead the march west on Sunset Blvd. at the beginning of a six mile march marking 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide.  (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

David Kazarian, 13, is surrounded by a crowd as they stand at the beginning of a six-mile march in Hollywood to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide on April 24.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

People place flowers as they pay tribute to victims of the Armenian genocide, during a commemorative ceremony at the Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial Center in Yerevan, Armenia.

 (Vahram Baghdasaryan / European Pressphoto Agency)

People wearing gags gather in central Moscow to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide.

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An Armenian holds a placard with a sign reading 1915, the year of mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks on a city street in Yerevan, Armenia.

 (Sergei Grits / Associated Press)

People lay flowers at a memorial to Armenians killed by the Ottoman Turks, as they mark the centenary of the mass killings, in Yerevan, Armenia.

 (Sergei Grits / Associated Press)

Armenian youth hold images from the Armenian genocide during a demonstration in Jerusalem in front of the Turkish consulate to commemorate the 100th anniversary.

 (Oded Balilty / Associated Press)

Armenians attend a memorial Mass at Saint James Church in Jerusalem to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian genocide.

 (Oded Balilty / Associated Press)

Thousands of Lebanese of Armenian descent, holding banners and a giant Armenian flag, march in Antelias, north of Beirut to mark the 100th anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks around the time of World War I.

 (Bilal Hussein / Associated Press)

Armenian people attend a rally in Moscow to mark the 100th anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire.

 (Maxim Shipenkov / EPA)

Armenian people light candles at the Temple complex of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Moscow as they attend a commemoration ceremony for Armenians who lost their lives during mass killings under the Ottoman Empire.

 (Yuri Kochetkov / EPA)

Lebanese Armenians march with flags and placards on the Antelias highway, north of Beirut to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire in 1915. Armenia says an estimated 1.5 million people were killed by Ottoman forces in what it calls a genocide.

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