On February 22, the nationalist circles in Turkey held in several cities, and on the occasion of the Khojaly events in Azerbaijan, demonstrations that disseminate racism, enmity, and hatred toward Armenians.
At the event that was held in Istanbul by the Turkish nationalist Genc Atsizlar organization, anti-Armenian slogans were made, and Ogun Samast—the killer of Hrant Dink, the founder and chief editor of Agos Armenian bilingual weekly of Istanbul, and who was shot dead on January 19, 2007 outside the office of his weekly—was praised, reported Demokrathaber website of Turkey.
And during this organization’s anti-Armenian demonstrations in the cities of Ordu, Manisa and Mugla, racist and Armenian Genocide-confessing signs were held, too.
One such sign read: “Happy 100th anniversary of our homeland’s cleansing from the Armenians. We are proud of our glorious forebears.”