Armenian Genocide Essay

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Armenian Genocide From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Armenian genocide) Jump to: navigation, search Armenian Genocide | Armenian civilians are marched to a nearby prison in Mezireh by armed Ottoman soldiers. Kharpert, Ottoman Empire, April 1915. | Location | Ottoman Empire | Date | 1915 - 1923 | Target | Armenian civilians | Attack type | Deportation, mass murder, etc. | Death(s) | 600,000 - 1,500,000 | Perpetrator(s) | Young Turk government | The origin of the word genocide. Armenian Genocide | | | Background | | | Armenians in the Ottoman Empire ·Armenian Question ·"Hamidian" (1894–96) ·Zeitun (1895–96) ·Ottoman Bank (1896) ·Yıldız (1905) ·Adana (1909) ·Young Turk Revolution (1908) | | | The Genocide | | | Congress at Erzurum ·Red Sunday ·Tehcir Law ·Labour battalions Deportation: Centres: All the settlements at Western Armenia Camps:Deir ez-Zor Foreign aid and relief:ACRNE ·NARC Resistance: Zeitun ·Van ·Musa Dagh ·Urfa ·Shabin-Karahisar Responsible parties: Young Turks: Committee of Union and Progress (Talaat ·Enver ·Djemal ·Behaeddin Shakir) ·Special Organization · (Reshid ·Djevdet ·Topal Osman) Kurdish IrregularsTrials: Courts-Martial ·Malta Tribunals ·Soghomon Tehlirian | | | Armenian population | | | Population ·Casualties | | | See also | | | Armenian militia ·Operation Nemesis ·Recognition ·Denial ·Reparations ·Timeline | | | v · d · e | | The Armenian Genocide[1][2]—also known as the Armenian Holocaust, the Armenian Massacres and, by Armenians, as the Great Crime[3]—refers to the deliberate and systematic destruction of the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire during and just after World War I.[4] It was implemented through wholesale massacres and deportations, with the deportations consisting of forced marches under conditions designed

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