Armenians protest the presence of Turkish designers at the L.I.P.S show taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Beirut, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Around 60 young Armenians Tuesday protested the presence of Turkish designers at the L.I.P.S Management first Designers and Brands show taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Beirut.The group gathered at the entrance of the Four Seasons Hotel around 7:50 p.m, quickly prompting the arrival of local police equipped with shields and batons.Protesters waved their signs chanting in English and Arabic. Up to 1.5 million Armenians were massacred by Ottoman Turks during World War I. However Turkey has continually rejected to recognize the events as genocide.
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