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UK: Armenian Genocide Memorial Vandalized

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Middle East & North Africa, Western Europe, Armenia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Ethnicity & Race, History, International Relations, Migration & Immigration, Politics, Protest, War & Conflict

Blogian and Unzipped report on the desecration of a monument erected to honor the victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide [1] in the Welsh city of Cardiff. The vandalism occurred on the eve of an event [2] to remember slain Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink. Seta's Armenian blog posts a press release [3] stating that the organizers expected an attempt to disrupt yesterday's ceremony.