In April, 1915, the Ottoman Turkish government began a planned and organized genocide against its Armenian citizenship, killing 1.5 million people. Today, the Turkish government denies that genocide took place.
13-year-old Christapor Megherian reflects on the Armenian Genocide that began in April, 1915. “Many of my family members were killed or kidnapped by the Ottoman Turkish army.”
Learn about Ani, age 13, and some facts about her country, Armenia.
Kids write in with their opinions about immigrant families in detention and the Armenian Genocide.
Learn a little about Tamar, an Armenian-American who lives in New Jersey. Also, learn some words in Armenian and some facts about the country, Armenia.
Armenia: A Rugged Land, an Enduring People by Lucine Kasbarian is about the country Armenia, and its treasured and tragic history.
April 24 symbolizes the beginning of the Armenian Genocide, which destroyed 1.5 million Armenians, as well as hundreds of thousands of Assyrians and Pontic Greeks.
Many journalists have dangerous jobs. The Committee to Protect Journalists reports that 55 journalists were killed on the job in 2006. Here are two journalists who have suffered just because they were doing their jobs.