By W. Marris
First Jihad?! First Genocide?!
A Centennial Re-Introduction to the Armenian Holocaust of 1915
By W. Colin Marris
“Der Voorghmia, Der Voorghmia” (“Lord Have Mercy, Lord Have Mercy”)
Dateline: the center East…Innocent Christians starved, burned, beheaded, and crucified…
The haunting cries of helpless girls and kids taken from Today’s information Headlines, AND amazingly these of a century ago!
April of the 12 months 2015 marks the a centesimal anniversary of the tragic persecution and loss of life of greater than 1000000 Armenians in what have been the preliminary mass genocide, and the 1st Muslim “Holy conflict” of the 20th Century. unusually adequate, with the surprising emergence of ISIS, a really related crime is at the moment being perpetrated in nearly a similar position, opposed to an analogous form of special, blameless victims.
After 100 years have elapsed, the injuries of have by no means actually healed. Turks and Armenians stay bitterly divided over fees and counter-charges in regards to the motives, accountability, and request for forgiveness. but regardless of the unending acrimony and indignant debate, the yankee public this present day is familiar with little or no concerning the disaster, although it was once extensively mentioned during this state a century in the past. it truly is excessive time that the topic is revisited.
Much has been written concerning the tragic episode of 1915, yet almost it all is both hugely subjective, representing the view of just one facet or the opposite, or is just too scholarly for a normal viewers. what's sorely wanted is a good researched and independent ebook that provides a balanced creation to the ancient calamity that remains so present in its repercussions.
History DOES repeat itself! learn how the headlines of at the present time have been really solid within the century past.
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