The Armenian Genocide remembered in Lebanon 99 years later
Published April 24th, 2014 - 15:42 GMT
In 1915, leaders of the Turkish government set in motion a plan to expel and massacre Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire; reflections from the late Mr. Lebanon; the Pope to Jordan next week; and will the press in Afghanistan remain fair?
Over 1.5 million Armenians were killed in Turkey in the early 20th century. If this isn't a genocide, then the definition needs to be changed.
genocide : the deliberate killing of people who belong to a particular racial, political, religious, national or cultural group
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