Living Proof of Massacre

Published: Wednesday, 01/11/2006 12:00 am EST

(Re: "A Question of Genocide in Turkey" Embassy Dec. 21, 2005). I am quoting from a paragraph towards the end: "and Armenians living in Istanbul and other Turkish cities far from the war zone were left undisturbed." My grandfather and grandmother were massacred in Adapazari, that is maybe 100 miles away from Istanbul. Besides my grandfather and grandmother, 46,000 Armenian souls lost their lives under the Committee of Union and Progress (CUP) -- Ittihad ve Terraqqi Jemiyyeti -- whose members were Enver Pasha,Talat Pasha, Chemal Pasha and others who were found guilty by an Ottoman-Turkish court in their absence. Gwynne Dyer should have investigated this further before writing the above. Entire Armenian populations were massacred and the UN was the first to term it as a genocide of Ottoman-Turks against Armenian old people, children and women. And I am one of the grandsons of this terrible human tragedy by Ottoman-Turks.

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