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Armenia: Yerevan genocide marchers burn Turkish flag

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Video ID: 20140423 041 M/S Turkish flag set on fire C/U Flag burning M/S Rally W/S Armenian flag M/S Rally M/S Child holding flag M/S Rally M/S Marchers with international flags M/S Marchers holding Armenian flags M/S Child wrapped in Armenian flag M/S Marchers holding banner M/S Priests M/S Priest with icon M/S Crowd of marchers M/S Rally M/S People holding flags and cross M/S March M/S Marchers M/S Torchlit march W/S Torchlit march W/S Torchlit march M/S Banner reading 'Armenian Genocide history not for Sale' M/S March A Turkish flag was set alight in Yerevan's Freedom Square on Wednesday ahead of a rally and torchlit march to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the killing and deportation of ethnic Armenians by the Ottoman Empire. The event was organised by Armenian Revolutionary Federation left-wing nationalist party, also known as Dashnaktsutyun. They marched from the Freedom Square to the Armenian Genocide memorial complex Tsitsernakaberd in the Armenian capital. Participants of the rally carried a large banner reading "Compensation, Condemnation, Recognition", and a large wooden cross. People were chanting "Armenia!" "Compensation!" and "We demand!". The march took place the day before a ceremony to victims of the mass killing, falling on April 24th. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/Ruptly Google Plus: http://plus.google.com/111498286331086224967 Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/Ruptly YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/RuptlyTV Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv