"Unhappy is the land that needs a hero."
-- Bertolt Brecht
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Armenian Genocide (April 24, 1915)
April 24, 1915, was the start of a long series of violent persecutions of Turkish Armenians. Modern Turkish governments have been reluctant to acknowledge what their predecessors did, but there is little controversy among mainstream historians that this was a genocide, including death marches and mass murders.