On this day the Turkish government started killing and arresting hundreds of Armenian’s. Armenian’s weren’t allowed to go back to their homes, instead they were forced against their will to march through the Mesopotamin desert with no food or water. Some of the marchers were forced to strip of their clothes, march under the hot sun, until they dropped dead, anyone who stopped to get some rest were shot dead. While all of this was going on, History: The Armenian Genocide, states, “the Young Turks, created other organizations to kill off the Christian Armenian’s. These were ‘Killing Squads’.
The Turks felt that the Armenians would betray them while Emperor Qianlong wanted to punish the rebellion by Prince Amursana of the Dzungar. Both genocides also ended with the significant loss of one’s population. Finally, they both share the fact that they are considered forgotten. We should learn from others’ pasts so we can learn to not make the same mistakes. Everyone must try to remember these horrible events, because if we chose to ignore that they ever happened, they could happen
Russian POWs were not executed in their POW camps but transported to concentration or death camps. Even during transportation, many POWs died from the elements or sickness. “In Mauthausen, Austria, so many POWs were shot that the local population complained that their water supply had been contaminated. The rivers and streams near the camp ran red with blood. Estimates of the numbers of victims of this operation range from at least 140,000 up to 500,000” (USHMM).
ERP guerrillas were responsible for killing 700 plus people during La Guerra Sucia. Many of the people killed were tortured very badly and the people that weren't captured were not allowed to do anything. They couldn't leave their house without being shot at. There were no innocent ones in the atrocities that were committed during this war, the only ones that weren't were the innocent ones murdered for no
However, the Armenian Genocide has been declared a “genocide” only in 29 countries around the world and outlawed by just 4, while major world powers, such as the USA and the UK, refuse to use this term. The nation responsible for the Armenian massacres has obtained a policy of denial and prohibits the use of the term “genocide”. The European Court of Human Rights recently stated that the denial of the Armenian genocide by a Turkish representative is a “valid opinion” and persecuting him for his opinion would be a “violation of his human rights”. These two crimes against humanity are treated in a differently, but they still significantly resemble each other. The Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide are similar, because they happened under very similar circumstances: they both resulted because of a nation’s governmental policies supporting the supremacy of a sole race, both utilized effective national propaganda, and both characterized with using especially brutal methods to demolish the targeted
The first incident with the Armenian began in 1894 and 1896; this action was referred to as a “box on the ear”. The extermination was state-sanctioned by the Ottoman Empire in response to protests by Armenians. The Ottoman military assisted by Turkish citizens’ pillaged Armenian villages and cities and massacred their citizens. According to
They destroyed their entire city. Burning every one of their buildings to the ground, which is very cruel. Another instance of this is shown through Rashid Fadl Abi-l’Hair writings, a Muslim historian in 1498,” These invaders burned our great libraries, broke our canals and ditches, destroyed our farms, defiled the true Faith by raising temples to Buddha…attempted to destroy our trade with paper money. ” In this instance, the Mongols take it up a notch. The Mongols completely destroyed all of Azerbaijan (this was where the Mongols invaded).
The ISCI works hard to unveil the mistreatment and discrimination of the Rohingya people in Burma. However the Burmese government continues to quietly more forward in the possible genocide of the Rohingya. An increase in military presence, and decrease in the beneficial assistant for the Rohingya people, may possibly be leading to the future steps to the genocide of the Rohingya however, reports are unable to verify the severity of the situation. 2015 was the year ISCI investigated the condition of the Rohingya people. The Burmese government has discriminated against the Rohingya by by labeling them as terrorist and forcing them into camps where they are mistreated and killed.
There’s several accounts of up to 2 million reported deaths (Doc. E). During their Russian conquests, they left no survivors in one city and few in another. First of all, this goes back to their killing of innocent inhabitants. Additionally, this means they went through entire cities and deemed everyone useless.
Some of the Mongol rampages had little to no survivors, others had up to 2,000,000 fatalities (Doc. E). Furthermore, in a manuscript titled Book of Kings, there is an art piece made around 1300, that shows the execution of a group of people (Doc. F). In detail, some people have their head buried in the ground, and others are being shot in the chest with arrows (Doc.