Day archives: October 29th, 2018

Evacuation of Armenian Orphans from the Ottoman Empire – 1915-1923

Evacuation of Armenian Orphans

In 1915 – 1923, as a result of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire, about 500.000 Armenian children were killed (burned, poisoned, strangled), starved to death, or died from illnesses. Many of them were orphaned and forcibly Islamized. Armenian unions, religious organizations, foreign charitable foundations (Near East Relief, the Foundation of the Mayor of …