Thousands watch as the Armenian Genocide Memorial is officially unveiled during a ceremony at Fresno State in 2015. Organizers plan an event at noon Friday, April 22, 2016 at the memorial to mark the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide.
Thousands watch as the Armenian Genocide Memorial is officially unveiled during a ceremony at Fresno State in 2015. Organizers plan an event at noon Friday, April 22, 2016 at the memorial to mark the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee file
Thousands watch as the Armenian Genocide Memorial is officially unveiled during a ceremony at Fresno State in 2015. Organizers plan an event at noon Friday, April 22, 2016 at the memorial to mark the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee file
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Obama will mark 1915 Armenian catastrophe but won’t call it genocide

April 21, 2016 4:33 PM

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