Komitas and Armenian Genocide monument desecrated in Paris

Komitas and Armenian Genocide monument desecrated in Paris

PanARMENIAN.Net - A monument to the great Armenian composer Komitas has been desecrated in Paris, Facebook user Anzhela Kzhdryan reported on Sunday, August 30.

"Vandalism during a pandemic. On the monument to Komitas, personifying the Armenian Genocide, it is written: "This is a fake"," Kzhdryan wrote.

Designed by Armenian architect and artist David Yerevantsi, the monument was inaugurated on April 24, 2003, while the small park nearby was renamed Yerevan Garden in 2009.

The inscription on the monument reads: "An homage to composer, musicologist Komitas and the 1.5 million victims of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire in 1915".

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