Armenian Genocide committed by Ottoman Turks, but genocide denial policy stains Turkey’s current government

When my sisters called me from Texas to tell me they’re seeing news reports about the Armenian Genocide of 1915 on television and the Internet, I recognized that the policy of genocide denial will ultimately fail. It’s now only a question of when will Turkey’s leaders wake-up and realize they are keeping the memories of the 1.5 million Armenians their government massacred 95 years ago alive. They are actually succeeding in shining the light on their country’s darkest hours more effectively than Armenians the world over:

Turkey should pause before a mirror
March 8, 2010 | Guardian.co.uk

Leylekian: Armenian Genocide Denial: The Turkish Vietnam
March 5, 2010 | Armenian Weekly

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