American Armenian scholar Ronald Grigor Suny, a prominent Soviet historian, attended the commemoration event held in Taksim on April 24. He wrote his observations of the commemoration and assessed the message of US President Trump and Turkish President Erdoğan.
On the occasion of 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide, people came together in Taksim and staged a silent sit-in. They commemorated the victims of Armenian genocide with Armenian laments, calling for confrontation.
The first April 24 commemoration event on the occasion of 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide was held in front of Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum located in Sultanahmet district of Istanbul.
HDP Central Executive Committee released a written statement on the occasion of 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide.
On 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide, commemoration events are held in various cities in the world. In Armenia, the commemoration ceremony is held at Genocide Memorial Complex as always.
101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was commemorated in Istanbul on April 24, which is considered as the beginning of the genocide.