International Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

During and immediately after World War I, the atrocities committed against the Armenians of the Ottoman Empire were public knowledge. In their May 24, 1915 joint declaration, the Allied Powers, namely Great Britain, France, and Russia had accused the Young Turk regime of crimes against humanity and civilization. In 1919 the post-war Ottoman government prosecuted [...]

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United Nations reports about the Armenian Genocide

United Nations Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities United Nations Economic and Social Council Commission on Human Rights Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities Thirty-eighth session Item 4 of the provisional agenda E/CN.4/Sub.2/1985/6 — 2 July 1985 […]

2018-11-07T18:38:40-05:00February 23rd, 2015|Resources|

Turkish acknowledgments of the Armenian Genocide

“The fact that what happened in 1915 was a mass murder was not even a subject of argument from the viewpoint of the actors of the time, with Mustafa Kemal at their head. The main subject of discussion was about how to punish ‘Turks.’ ” Dr. Taner Akcam University of Michigan 1915 Legends and Realities, Radikal, [...]

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World leaders acknowledging the Armenian Genocide

U.S. Leaders and Dignitaries Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America: “Like the genocide of the Armenians before it, and the genocide of the Cambodians which followed it — and like too many other such persecutions of too many other peoples —the lessons of the Holocaust must never be forgotten.”April 22, 1981   [...]

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