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Armenian people marched to a nearby prison by armed Ottoman soldiers, April 1915. Source: Published by the American Red Cross, first published in the United States prior of January 1, 1923. Public Domain.

I’m Witnessing the Second Genocide of my People

And it all happened in the middle of a global pandemic when they were already suffering disproportionately.

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Deportation routes, concentration/annihilation centers during the Armenian Genocide. Source: Armenia, a Historical Atlas.
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Ethnic backgrounds that existed in different parts of the Ottoman Empire.
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Comparison of the Genocide deportations in 1915 (left) and the fleeing of Armenians from their native lands today (right).
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Azeri soldier standing over a car that they have vandalized. Two swastikas center the words Sumgayit, a reference to the 200 or more Armenians that were ethnically cleansed from the Azerbaijani town in 1988. Source: Alex Galitsky, Twitter.
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Azerbaijani soldier cutting an Armenian man’s ear off and then repeatedly smashing his face to the floor until death. Source: PeaceforArmenians, Instagram.

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