Tags » Ottomon Empire

Justifying Genocide

Justifying Genocide –
Germany and the Armenians from Bismarck to Hitler
By Stefan Ihrig
Harvard University Press – £25.95

In this book’s third chapter (‘The Triumph of German Anti-Armenianism’) under the sub-heading ‘The Cure That Kills,’ Polonsky Fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Stefan Ihrig contends: ”In the Turkish Empire there is a word that has a dangerous sound, a word like powder and explosive fuse…Whenever the sick man calls for a doctor, the latter prescribes ”reforms.” The sick man senses that he cannot stomach the medicine. 601 more words

History

A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide & The Question Of Turkish Responsibility (Taner Akam)

Taner Akcam is very brave for speaking up for the Armenians, who suffered the first genocide of the 20th century. Unfortunately, there is an ever-growing movement by the Turkish government to cover this up, and they are paying countless individuals to go online and spread lies. 624 more words

Review