The Armenian Massacre Still Haunts Its Last Survivors 100 Years Later. National Geographic

I stumbled upon this 3-minute video by the “National Geographic” today and decided to share it just in case you haven’t seen it either. Here’s a block-quote from the video’s description:

Starting in 1915, 500,000 to 1.5 million ethnic Armenians living in Turkey were killed or expelled from their ancestral lands, where they’d lived mainly peaceably with the Turks for centuries. Armenians call the slaughter genocide; Turks say it was the consequence of the larger war, in which many groups, including Turks, suffered terribly. Five of the few remaining Armenian survivors reflect on the horrors they faced fleeing their homeland as children and on what life has been like for them in exile.

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One thought on “The Armenian Massacre Still Haunts Its Last Survivors 100 Years Later. National Geographic

  1. Armenian massacre?? What happened to the word genocide? I’d understand calling what happened massacres and then also calling it genocide, but this simple sounding “Armenian massacre” makes it sound as though it were a one-time deal, and not the horrific era of murder and genocide it really was.

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