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For Armenians non-recognition of Ottoman massacres remains ‘open wound’

For Armenians non-recognition of Ottoman massacres remains ‘open wound’ YEREVAN, Armenia – When he complains that the world’s failure to officially recognize the 1915 mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks remains “an open wound,” Suren Manukyan is expressing a common sentiment of his people. “Because Turkey and most of the world do not …

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A Century of Violence: Revisiting the Armenian Genocide

A Century of Violence: Revisiting the Armenian Genocide FOR A CENTURY, the Armenian genocide has remained an indelible black mark on the ledger of modernity. The systematic murder of over one million Armenians perpetrated by Ottoman Turkish authorities during World War I bequeathed a legacy of trauma whose delayed recognition has unfolded only gradually. In …

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Armenians, Turks and a century of genocide: a village where a serial killer is hailed as a hero

Armenians, Turks and a century of genocide: a village where a serial killer is hailed as a hero What happens when there is a serial killer in a village, but instead of arresting him the police uses his services from time to time, the judge calls him a “hero”, and the schoolteacher tells the children …

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A Century Later, Slaughter Still Haunts Turkey and Armenia

Snow softens a gorge in northern Armenia that people call Jardi Dzor, “massacre canyon,” where Turkish forces are said to have shot some 4,000 Armenians in 1920. A Century Later, Slaughter Still Haunts Turkey and Armenia ONE MILLION ARMENIANS—SOME say more, some say less—were killed a century ago in the Ottoman Empire, the predecessor of modern …

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Thousands March in Los Angeles to commemorate the 1915 Armenian Genocide

Thousands March in Los Angeles to commemorate the 1915 Armenian Genocide On April 24, an estimated 60,000 people gathered in North Hollywood to march in protest of the United States government’s lack of recognition of the Armenian Genocide, and Turkey’s consistent denial of the genocide over the past 101 years. Participants wore shirts with slogans …

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