92nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide

tzitzernakaberdToday, on April 24, Armenians throughout the globe mark the 92nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey. Mass arrests of the Armenian intellectual, religious, economic and political elite started in Constantinople on that very day in 1915 what resulted in entire annihilation of a whole pleiad of outstanding Armenian cultural workers. Writers, actors, musicians, teachers, doctors, lawyers, journalists, businessmen, political and religious leaders were detained till the end of May, 1915 without being incriminated in anything. In the course of several weeks about 800 celebrated Armenians were arrested in Constantinople. By the end of summer there had been few of them left alive. During the period of 1915-1923 1.5 million of Armenians were killed.

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