Article: The Armenia Genocide, 100 years on

Posted on on 24 April 2015
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New York Times article looks at the commemorations of the Armenian tragedy 100 years on. It tracks the controversies surrounding the labelling of the events of 100 years ago as genocide, pressure from the international community, and the continued animosity between Turkey and Armenia.

From the article: "With the legacy of the mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey in 1915 still a source of bitter enmity and political disputes in Asia Minor and beyond, Armenia on Friday recognized the 100th anniversary of what historians and a growing number of world leaders have called the first genocide of the 20th century."

Click here to read the article in full.

Posted by: Éadaoin Hegarty, Centenary News

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