Aghavni Mkrtchyan - Witness to the Genocide

Aghavni Mkrtchyan – Witness to the Genocide – Bitlis – 1915

Aghavni, an eyewitness to the Armenian Genocide, described the deportation path she had traveled along with her mother and brother. She also told about the blood-filled Euphrates and her fateful meeting with Hovhannes Tumanyan. “We are natives of Bitlis. I am the granddaughter of Mukhsi Vardan. The Turks destroyed our home. There were seventy people …

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