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(Sacramento) – Speaker of the California State Assembly John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) spoke at length recently during a special ceremony in the State Assembly to commemorate the genocide of more than 1.5-million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in the early years of the 20th century and declare the week of April 20th as “Armenian Genocide Remembrance Week”.  The Speaker said, “Remembering and condemning the atrocities committed against the Armenians, and honoring the survivors as well as other victims of similar heinous conduct, we guard against repetition of such acts of genocide in the future.” Here’s more from the Speaker in this Assembly Access video.