In fact, the Government passed a decree mandating all Armenians to be disarmed and ordered an inquisition for arms in villages, together with open violence. Later in the spring of 1915, the so called ‘final phase’ began: Armenians were firstly imprisoned for a couple of days and then the process of deportation began. The men, were sent in groups tied to one another and forced to march in direction of Baghdad but they were massacred and killed along the journey . The same process was then repeated for the women and children. When the massacres and deportations finally ended around 1918, more than 1.5 million Armenians had been killed and many others had been deported out of the country.
The genocide of the Jews was a culminaion of a decade of German police. The Jews were dehumanized in many different ways. One way they were dehumanized was by the Hungarian police and they were yelling “Faster, Faster! Move, you lazy good- for nothing!”
They were murdered in either massacre and individual killings, or from systematic ill-treatment, exposure, and starvation. In the novel Forgotten Fire, the main social issue, the Armenian Genocide, compares to the Holocaust as they both were caused by a hatred of a specific race, they both resulted in extreme violence and immense casualties, and they both had many heroes who made considerable sacrifices on behalf of those being persecuted. The Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide were sparked by the hatred of a specific minority race, the Jews, and the Armenians. The leaders of the countries involved in genocides often promoted them and contribute to the heinous crimes.
For example, during World War I, the Turkish nationalist government oversaw the deportation and killing of an estimated 1.1 to 1.8 million “to put an end to the Armenian question. The means for this are quite simple and consist of the extermination of the Armenian nation” (“Past Genocide”). Armenians in Eastern Turkey. April 24, 1915 was the beginning of the Armenian Genocide. Armenians were deported from cities and towns in Asia Minor and Turkish Armenia.
The Armenians after being pressured to leave their homes were forced to do meaningless marches, walking for days on end "They were forced to walk day after day without food or water," (Freedman 24). The Germans didn’t care about the well-being of the Jews at all, they made them work to the bone, and gave them very little food. The
Night is just one of many memories written by Elie Wiesel. Who survived the Holocaust. In Night he narrates the experience of the deaths of his family members, the death of his adolescence and the death in his naive belief in man’s innate goodness. The power of the genre of the memoir is that it captures experience and insists that forgetting about such crimes against humanity is not an option, neither for Wiesel no for the reader. A key point is Dehumanization, dehumanization is to deprive human qualities.
The Armenian Genocide
Genocides, the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular group or nation, has affected various countries. Genocide not only brings a war but also problems like decreasing economic affairs and social problems. When genocide starts, society overlooks economic affairs like their agriculture since they focus on the war. In the case of Rwanda, once the genocide had begun many farmers fled or were killed. "All was
“Genocide is not war! It is more dangerous than war!” Raphael Lemkin once proclaimed. Both an event in Rwanda and the Holocaust were genocides. A genocide is the mass murder of a group of people especially those of a certain race or religion.
To start off, both the Armenians and the Jews were dehumanized and thought of as an inferior race. They were looked down upon and treated like animals. The people who were against the Jews and the Armenians did not care what happened to them. Most of the time they would either be worked to death or murdered. Albert Ward talked about how the Armenians were mistreated in his book, Critical World Issues: Genocide.
After the liberation of the concentration camps there were many Anti-Jewish riots, especially in Poland. One riot that occurred in Poland resulted with the deaths of 42 people and many more wounded. Many others, now homeless, emigrated to the west and were housed in refugee centers. In the aftermath of the war the former prisoners were not the only mass of people to suffer. “Meanwhile, the Allies forced the local German Population to confront the crimes committed on their doorstep.”
The Holocaust v. Armenian Genocide Genocide is defined as “the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation” (Dictionary.com). Genocide has eight stages:classification, symbolization, dehumanization, organization, polarization, preparation, extermination, and denial. Genocide has taken place many times throughout history. Two prominent genocides are that of the Armenians and that of the Jews and other minority groups during the Holocaust. There are considerable resemblances between the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust, especially in the nature of the genocides, a skewed view of the group persecuted by the governing group, and the ‘purposes’ behind both, but these mass killings
All the genocides have one thing in common which to eliminate a certain group for stupid untrue reasons, with only the motives being different. The Holocaust might be the most documented genocide but like all other genocides such as Bosnian and Bangladesh genocide, equally evil and heinous to the full max. In this essay, will be compared the Nazi Holocaust and Bosnian genocide. Like all genocides, the two genocides has extremely high number of people killed, tortured and put under evil actions. The motives behind the Holocasut were to create a “perfect race” which is the Aryan race in the world by eliminating the ones that are not, jews being inhuman and other races being sub-humans in the eyes of the Nazi.
The Rwandan genocide vs. the Holocaust “Genocide is an attempt to exterminate a people, not to alter their behavior.” Jack Schwartz. Genocide is mass murder, it happens in all parts of the world. A common known genocide is the Holocaust. Where a group known as the“Nazis” (lead by Hitler) murdered more than six million people (many were Jewish).
A genocide is the the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation, the Holocaust and the Cambodian Genocide are examples of this. After the Holocaust, in 1945 the United Nations realized that genocides were a continuously happening. They realized they needed to prevent genocides and global conflict in general. The Holocaust began on January 30, 1933 when Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany and ended May 8, 1945 when the war officially ended.