Armenian Genocide and Massacres in the Ottoman Empire

Armenian Genocide and Massacres in the Ottoman Empire

By the late 1880’s there approximately 2.500.000 Armenian people living in the Ottoman Empire. Since World War I, the number of Armenians in Turkey has barely reached more than 120.000. The difference can be accounted for in the large number of Armenians who were slaughtered or forced to flee to other countries in the period […]

Armenian Genocide

Armenian Genocide Map

What is the Armenian Genocide? The extermination of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire and the surrounding regions during 1915-1923 is called the Armenian Genocide. Those massacres were masterminded and perpetrated by the government of Young Turks and were later finalized by the Kemalist government. The First World War gave the Young Turks the opportunity to […]