A forgotten genocide, brought to the forefront

On April 24, 1915, the Young Turks of the ailing Ottoman Empire rounded up more than 200 Armenian intellectuals. Historians use this date to mark the start of the Armenian massacres. At the time, there were between two million and three million Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire. In the next few years, up to 1.5 million Armenians were systematically murdered. More were deported. My great-grandparents were some of the lucky ones who survived and eventually made it to the … Read More