The 101 Freeway was blocked and shut down in Hollywood on Saturday night by Armenian-American protesters against what they called Azerbaijan aggression in their home region.
The California Highway Patrol said lanes of the 101 were blocked around 9:30 p.m. and shut down in both directions in Hollywood.
The consulate general of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles released a statement: “We want peace. But peace can only be achieved when Armenia leaves the occupied regions of Azerbaijan and allows the forcibly displaced to return to their homes.”
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