By Wally Sarkeesian
Before 1983 Eastern Armenia was Occupied And isolated from the world by the communist Russia, and the Western Armenians were all orphans and refugees. dispersed around the world.
as far as the world concern Armenian did not exist,
Until Five Armenian youth Seized the building of the Turkish Embassy in Lisbon, Draw the international community’s attention about the #ArmenianGenocide, including the Turks themselves.
The boys were members of the Armenian Revolutionary Army, who committed the world to reminding of the Armenian Genocide and to implement the seemingly impossible mission to the Armenian Cause.
The success story of the Lizbon Five was an example for many young people who continued their march of protest.
On July 27, 1983, five young Armenians—Sarkis Abrahamian, Setrak Ajemian, Vatche Daghlian, Ara Kuhrjlian, and Simon Yahniyan—stormed the Turkish Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal, seeking to occupy it in an effort to publicize Turkey’s ongoing denial of the Armenian Genocide