Sunday, August 19, 2007

The Armenian genocide: The sad truth

It is called by many names but the most popular ones include Armenian Holocaust, The Great Calamity, Armenian Massacre but the name I prefer using, when considering the single greatest event that has the most influence throughout the 20th century and into the 21st century, would be the Armenian Genocide. Unlike the many other events and marvels that spawned in the 20th century, the Armenian Genocide was the first systematic genocide to take place in the modern world, in the name of political ambitions, religious intolerance and racial discrimination. Moreover, unlike the other wonders of the 20th century, this genocide is the second most studied genocide in history and is acknowledged by only twenty-one nations out of the one-hundred-and-ninety-three member global community.

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