Tehran square named after Christian martyr (PHOTOS)


Over 120 of those martyred in Iran’s Scared Defense were Armenian.

On the day which marked the martyrdom anniversary of Gagik Toumanian, a Christian who lost his life in the Iran-Iraq war, Municipal District Six renamed a Tehran square after Toumanian.

Over 120 Iranian who were martyred during the Scared Defense were Armenian.

Images of the renaming ceremony put online by Tasnim News Agency:

Fatemeh Askarieh is an Iranian journalist working on a range of fields including culture, art, lifestyle, cultural heritage, and tourism. She has been working with the Iran Front Page (IFP) Media Group for 10 years, and is currently the head of the Art and Lifestyle Department.


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