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Young victims of the Armenian Genocide during the First World War, it was a major tragedy and saw the Ottoman Empire vilified throughout the world.

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Maps of the Armenian Empire of Tigranes - Kingdom of Armenia (antiquity) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Genocide of Christians: Turkey refuses to admit Armenian Genocide

Armenian widow with 3 children seeking help from missionaries in 1899. Her husband was killed in the aftermath of the Armenian Massacres of 1894-1896

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Armenian women, 1895. (To the right, Eghisapet Sultanian, great grandmother of musician Derek Sherinian during the 1895 Hamidian massacres, when the Armenians of Zeitun (modern Süleymanlı), fearing the prospect of massacre, took up arms to defend themselves from Ottoman troops.)

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Pictured: Kim K's ancestors who escaped the 'Armenian Genocide'

Luciag (pictured, centre) and Hovhannes wed in Erzurum, which is now in Turkey, in 1867 but escaped along with their daughter Vartanoosh Mironyan, born in 1886, in the early 20th century

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ECHR: Why Turkey won't talk about the Armenian genocide

The human rights lawyer represents Armenia in the ECHR - but what happened in 1915 when up to 1.5m Armenians were killed, and why do Turks deny it was a genocide?

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After taking office Obama's words of, “The facts are undeniable. An official policy that calls on diplomats to distort the historical facts is an untenable policy. As a senator, I strongly support passage of the Armenian Genocide Resolution, and as President I will recognize the Armenian Genocide,” seemed to be written over by the rather talented Winston from George Orwell’s 1984.

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Forget Me Not Flower- 100 year Remembrance of Armenian Genocide

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