Billboards Commemorating Armenian Genocide Go up in Greater Boston


BOSTON — Peace of Art has launched its annual campaign of awareness for the Armenian Genocide.  Starting March 10 to April 30, the group has put up billboards at seven locations, including Rte. 1A in Lynn, Rte. 1 in Malden, 495 in Methuen, and on April 1, on South East Expressway in Boston. Peace of Art www.peaceofart.org will display a message of peace on electronic billboards, calling on the international community to recognize the first genocide of the 20th century, the Armenian Genocide Daniel Varoujan Hejinian, Peace of Art president, explained “April 2017 is the month of remembrance of the Holocaust and all genocides in the world, and on this occasion we are calling on Turkey to recognize the Armenian genocide by honoring the memory of the innocent victims of all genocides.  The billboards reflect the historical moment, when Catholicos of All Amrenians Karekin II, together with Pope Francis on behalf of the Armenian and Catholic community worldwide, released doves soaring towards Mt. Ararat, sending a message of peace to Turkey to recognize the Armenian Genocide.”