The Denial Of The Armenian Genocide Essay

1860 Words Dec 2nd, 2014 8 Pages
The denial of the Armenian genocide has been a problem for many of the Armenian people around the world. It is not only an issue of Armenian-Turkish relations, but also an issue of Armenian relations with the rest of the world. It has become a serious issue for Armenia becoming a part of the first world. The essence of the Turkish denial of the genocide includes collusion with other governments as well as using media outlets to aid their cause. Understanding the issues that are being denied is a topic of discussion as well. History itself is in question with regard to the Armenian genocide; political leaders and historians of the world have questioned their own thoughts on the truth of historical documents. Turkish officials distorting history played a large roll in the denial of the genocide. It is important for Armenians around the world to bring light the origins of the denial of the Armenian genocide, for what reasons the denial has continued, the responsible parties of the denial, what has come of the denial, how the denial has an effect on a spiritual level, and how the genocide has never really ended as a result of the denial. The Origins of the denial of the Armenian genocide began with the Committee of Union and Progress (CUP) the organization that ran the Ottoman Empire according to Henry C. Theriault. This organization was allusive; it had a “Special Organization” which had generals that were in charge of the deportation and ultimately the genocide. The leaders…

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