Lemkin Institute Condemns Violent Attack on Armenian Quarter in East Jerusalem and Calls for Protection of Cultural Heritage

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL – The recent brutal attack on the Armenian Quarter in East Jerusalem has drawn strong condemnation from the Lemkin Institute for Genocide Prevention. The attack, carried out by armed mobs associated with an Israeli-Australian businessman, has raised concerns about the protection of the cultural heritage of the Armenian Quarter and the safety of its residents. The violence on December 28, 2023, resulted in injuries to several Armenians, including a priest and students of …

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