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Tuesday, 20 October 2009 14:52

In March, The New York Times reported that a long-hidden official document from the Ottoman Interior Minister, Talaat Pasha, detailing the deportations of 972,000 Ottoman Armenians from 1915 through 1916 has been unearthed.  

According to a long-hidden document that belonged to the interior minister of the Ottoman Empire, 972,000 Ottoman Armenians disappeared from official population records from 1915 through 1916, the NY Times said. The document was published by Turkish author and columnist, Murat Bardakci.

The documents, given to Mr. Bardakci by Mr. Talat's widow, Hayriye, before she died in 1983, include lists of population figures. Before 1915, 1,256,000 Armenians lived in the Ottoman Empire, according to the documents. The number plunged to 284,157 two years later, Mr. Bardakci said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2009 16:41
 
Becoming someone else… PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 20 October 2009 09:26

Genocide and kidnapped Armenian women.

The policy of genocide against the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire started with the annihilation of the male population and subsequent deportation the rest of the people into the Syrian deserts. These deportations quickly turned into “death marches”. Deportation caravans mostly consisted of old people, women and children.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2009 16:39
 
Haunted by History PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 27 September 2009 13:43
The ruins of the ancient Armenian capital of Ani are haunting, and haunted. On what is now a windblown patch of grassland enclosed in colossal walls and dotted with ancient cathedrals, there was once a great city. 
Last Updated on Sunday, 27 September 2009 13:46
 
Armenian Genocide Timeline: 1919 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 21 July 2009 21:01

2/1/1919 A court martial to address war crimes in convened in Constantinople.

2/6/1919 Dr. Reshid, former governor-general of Diyarbekir Province and a major war criminal, commits suicide.

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 October 2009 16:36
 
Armenian Genocide Timeline: 1918 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 21 July 2009 20:58

1/9/1918

The Aleppo Police Department obtains the list of all the Armenian labor battalion workers constructing the Aleppo Normal School for the selection of those to be killed.

1/28/1918

The German General Hans Friedrich von Seeckt, at the time Chief of Staff of the Turkish Army, is instructed to prevent Turkish atrocities against the Armenians of the Caucasus, since the Russian armies had fallen apart in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution and the Turks were advancing almost unopposed.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 February 2010 19:13
 
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Hymns and Poems Through Which the Armenians Have Cried Out Against their Persecution

December 4, 1915

IN this time of bitter grief among the Armenian people, readers of THE SURVEY may like to look into their thoughts and aspirations as revealed in their poetry. For among the people of many nationalities that have been flung into the American melting pot, the Armenians have one of the most interesting and heroic histories.

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