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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

102 Years Later, The World Still Fails To Come To Grips With The Legacy Of The Armenian Genocide | Daily Wire

102 Years Later, The World Still Fails To Come To Grips With The Legacy Of The Armenian Genocide | Daily Wire:

 "So kicked off the Armenian Genocide, the persecution of Christian Armenians by the Muslim Young Turks, who wanted to cleanse the country of the troublesome non-coreligionists in preparation for the new Turkey in the aftermath of the collapse of the Ottoman regime, and supposedly in order to ensure against the possibility of the Armenians siding against the Central Powers in World War I. By the time the genocide was over – and it lasted from 1915 to 1923 – hundreds of thousands of Armenians had been killed, with top-range estimates putting the total number at 1.5 million. Massive atrocities, from forced death marches to placing women and children aboard ships and then deliberately sinking them, were carried out by Turkish government-backed forces. As CNN reports:"