Exactly a century ago, the Ottoman Empire instituted measures that would lead to the deaths of one and a half million ethnic Armenians. Fleeing what later came to be recognised by many nations as the 20th century's first genocide, vast numbers of refugees came to France seeking safety. Marseille was the main site of arrival. For many, it became their new home. Our reporters meet the close-knit community of Marseille's ethnic Armenians.
Programme prepared by Yong Chim and Elise Duffau