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99 Years Later

April 24, 1915. This date holds great significance to the small population of Armenians in the world today.

Many do not know who we are. 943 more words

Memory and Memorial: April 24 Atop Tsitsernakaberd

In 1967, Yerevan gained a number of public statues and memorials. This year marked 50 years of Soviet Armenia, and an obelisk devoted to the anniversary rose along the curves of Saralanji Avenue in commemoration. 818 more words


Remembering the Armenian Genocide

“Go ahead, destroy Armenia. See if you can do it. Send them into the desert without bread or water. Burn their homes and churches. Then see if they will not laugh, sing and pray again. 343 more words


` Armenian President Accuses Turkey of Utter Denial in Failing to Recognise WWI Genocide '

#AceWorldNews – April 24 – ARMENIA – Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian on Thursday accused Turkey of an “utter denial” in failing to recognize World War I mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as a genocide, after Ankara for the first time offered condolences for the tragedy. 33 more words

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Armenians commemorate 1915 killings

VIDEO ABOVE: Analysis of Armenian PM calling 1915 massacre “shared pain”. Armenians living in Turkey have welcomed Turkey’s unprecedented, conciliatory message to Armenians, released by the country’s Prime Minister on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre of Armenians almost a century ago. 132 more words


The Anniversary of a Genocide that has yet to be Acknowledged

“We have made a clean sweep of the Armenians and Assyrians of Azerbaijan.” Those were the words of Djevdet Bey, the governor of the Van Province in Ottoman Turkey, who on April 24, 1915 lead 20,000 Turkish soldiers and 10,000 Kurdish irregulars in the opening act of the genocide of Assyrians, Armenians and Pontic Greeks. 112 more words