Armenian Genocide Memorial

The Fire is Still Burning

The Fire is Still Burning

But this time around, it is the fire of survival, struggle, recognition & justice.

Also check Armenian Genocide: Echoes of the dream on Mich Café, my friend @Micheline‘s Blog

Armenian Genocide: Echoes of the dream

Dzidzernagapert or Tsitsernakaberd, “fortress of small swallows” in Armenian, (Armenian: Ծիծեռնակաբերդ, Russian: Цицернакабéрд) is a memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide; it is located on a hill overlooking Yerevan, Armenia. Every year on April 24, hundreds of thousands of Armenians gather here to remember the victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide that took place in the Ottoman Empire carried out by the Turkish government. More on Wikipedia

Dzidzernagapert / Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial

Dzidzernagapert / Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial

I really wonder how the 1.5 million martyrs are feeling today!!!

This one was shot on the eve of the Armenian Genocide Commemoration, on 23rd of April 2009.

Armenian Genocide Memorial in Bikfaya, Lebanon

Armenian Genocide Memorial in Bikfaya, Lebanon

I do have shot some more on this day, I’ll post those later on.

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