Murders of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey

Murders of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey and the Genocide

Systematic killings and deportations of Armenians from their historical territories began on April 24, 1915, by the order of the Ottoman government. Hundreds of public figures, politicians, clergymen, teachers, and artists were arrested and immediately executed in Constantinople, the capital of the empire, or exiled. The decades prior to the Armenian Genocide were filled with …

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