The Armenian Genocide and Turkish denial of it.

The annual commemoration day for the genocide is April 24th, 1915, the date held by many scholars to mark the start Armenian Genocide which began with the arrests of Armenian political and communal leaders in Istanbul and throughout the Ottoman Empire. Between 1- 1.5 million Armenian Christians died in 1915-16 under the auspices of the Ottoman state, directed by the ruling Committee of Union and Progress (CUP). To this day, the Turkish state and government has denied that any genocide ever took place, and instead claim that the Armenian deaths were caused as a result of a war between them and the Ottoman armies during WW1.

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Author: HP McLovincraft

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