25 February 2007

The Armenians in East Jerusalem and Haifa

By Hayg Panoyan

Protest condemning the murder of Hrant Dink On Tuesday, 23rd of January 2007 at 11:00am, on the same day when Hrant Dink was being buried in Istanbul, members of the Armenian community in Jerusalem, Haifa and Jaffa gathered in front of the Turkish consulate in East Jerusalem, condemning the murder of Hrant Dink.

The event organized by the Hay Tad Committee of Jerusalem, brought forward more than 100 protestorsm who carried banners written "Hrant Dink:the Genocide continues", "We are all Hrant Dink, we are all Armenians", etc. The protestors chanted Armenian nationalistic songs. The protest lasted for an hour which was documented and photographed by various reporters. A letter of condemnation was handed by the Hay Tad Committee to the consulate.

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