the Armenian Genocide

We wanted to inform all of our 732 followers about something really important…

1.5 million people were killed in the Armenian genocide in 1915. It was the first genocide of the twentieth century, and in many ways set an horrific template for all the genocides that came after it - including the Holocaust. . The Ottoman military uprooted Armenians from their homes and forced them to march for hundreds of miles, depriving them of food and water, to the desert of what is now Syria.  Massacres were indiscriminate of age or gender, with rape and other sexual abuse commonplace.The majority of Armenian Diaspora communities were founded as a result of the Armenian genocide.

"It happened before Rwanda, Darfur, and the Holocaust. Maybe none of those other genocides would have happened if more nations had condemned the Armenian Genocide, when 1.5 million Armenians were massacred.” - Kim Kardashian

It is the 96th year, and about 40 countries have accepted the Armenian Genocide. The most important country, USA, has not. On April 24, every year, Armenians protest and want their voices to be heard, please reblog this and inform your friends, because all we want is people to understand the importance of this, and if this shall not be accepted by people, then genocides will just keep reoccurring, and that is NOT okay.