Theodore Roosevelt referred to the genocide as “the greatest crime of the war.”
British Liberal Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898), stated in a speech in 1895, during the Hamidian massacres, that "To serve Armenia is to serve civilization."
April 24, is Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, marking 106 years since the start of the Armenian Genocide, when the Ottoman Turks massacred approximately 1.5 million Armenians during World War I.
A people who lived in eastern Turkey for nearly 3,000 years [more than double the amount of time the invading Islamic Turks had occupied Anatolia, now known as “Turkey”] lost its homeland and was profoundly decimated in the first large-scale genocide of the twentieth century.
At the beginning of 1915 there were some two million Armenians within Turkey; today there are fewer than 60,000….
Not only has Turkey repeatedly denied culpability for the Armenian Genocide; it appears intent on reigniting it, most recently by helping Azerbaijan wage war on Armenia in the context of the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute, which again erupted in late 2020.
An anti-infidel rhetoric underscores this view. A captured terrorist confessed that he was “promised a monthly 2000 dollar payment for fighting against ‘kafirs’ in Artsakh, & an extra 100 for each beheaded ‘kafir.’”(Kafir, often translated as “infidel,”is Arabic for non-Muslims
This thread takes another meaning when you juxtapose it with happenings in Nigeria, A sitting minister who has used the same anti-infidel rheteoric,Swaths of christian communities being wiped out in our very eyes and the silence of people who should speak up & speak out!
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