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The genocide against the Armenians 1915-1926 and the relevance of the 1948 genocide convention

Alfred M. De Zayas

The genocide against the Armenians 1915-1926 and the relevance of the 1948 genocide convention

by Alfred M. De Zayas

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Published by Haigazian University in Beirut .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 96 - 99).

StatementAlfred de Zayas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS195.5 .D25 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p. :
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24481275M
ISBN 109789953475158
LC Control Number2010334207
OCLC/WorldCa655309195

The Ottoman Empire was responsible for the Armenian Genocide of It was the Armenians who were targeted by Ottoman Turks and Kurdish allies. “The Armenian Genocide” In , the United Nations adopted the Genocide Convention, and in doing so defined the term “genocide” as “acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole, or in part, a national, ethical, racial, or religious group” (Totten and Parsons 4).Indeed by many scholars, this is thought to be the case as to what happened to the Armenian population within the.

estimation of the amount of people killed in the Armenian Genocide International Response to the Genocide Great Britain, America, Germany, France, and Russia respond to the genocide by protesting against the Ottoman Empire and telling the public. The Armenian Genocide Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians (DVD) Scholars explore the history of the Armenian Genocide, the role of perpetrators and ordinary people, the choices made by Turkey and the United States, and questions of judgment and legacy.

The essays in this book, written over a span of some twenty years but updated for this publication, discuss episodes of mass murder that are often considered instances of genocide: the large-scale killing of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey during World War I, the near-extinction of North America’s Indian population, the vicious persecution of the “Roma” or Gypsies under the Nazi regime. The UN Genocide Convention defines the crime as acts "committed with intent to destroy, in whole or part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group". Yerevan says that the Armenian massacres are today recognised as genocide by more than 20 countries, including France and Russia, as well as the European Parliament and the Council of.


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The genocide against the Armenians 1915-1926 and the relevance of the 1948 genocide convention by Alfred M. De Zayas Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genocide perpetrated against the Armenian people is a crime against all humanity. It should be remembered, as Warsaw’s General Prosecutor in the VII Conference of Unification of Criminal Law (Brussels ) stated, geno-cide is “the most brutal and dangerous crime against humanity.”3 The Convention on the Non-Applicability of.

The Genocide against the Armenians and the relevance of the Genocide Convention. by Alfred de Zayas. Historical and legal introduction. For centuries, the Armenian population of the Turkish Ottoman Empire was subjected to mistreatment and despotism, particularly in the Armenian homeland.

Sometimes called the first genocide of the twentieth century, the Armenian genocide refers to the physical annihilation of Armenian Christian people living in the Ottoman Empire from spring through autumn There were approximately million Armenians living in the multiethnic Ottoman Empire in At leastand possibly as many as million died during the genocide.

Alfred de Zayas is the author of The Genocide Against the Armenians and the Relevance of the Genocide Convention, a book-pamphlet published by Haigazian University in Beirut, Lebanon in February The book gives the further information that "an earlier version of this legal opinion was published by the European Armenian Federation.

The Armenian genocide refers to the physical annihilation of ethnic Armenian Christian people living in the Ottoman Empire from spring through autumn There were approximately million Armenians living in the Empire. At leastand possibly as many as million died during the genocide.

De Zayas AJD () The genocide against the Armenians – and the relevance of the genocide convention. Haigazian University, Beirut Google Scholar Dumberry P () The consequences of Turkey being the ‘Continuing’ state of the Ottoman Empire in terms of international responsibility for internationally wrongful : Chiara Cipolletti.

The Armenian Genocide (also known as the Armenian Holocaust) was the mass systematic extermination and expulsion of million ethnic Armenians within the Ottoman Empire (most of whom were citizens) by the Ottoman government from approximately to Attack type: Deportation, genocide, mass murder.

His tireless lobbying soon paid off: injust four years after he invented the term, the United Nations adopted the Genocide Convention, a treaty that made the act an international crime. But Lemkin was a more problematic personality than the noble crusader depicted in modern accounts, such as Samantha Power’s book A Problem From Hell.

Armenian Genocide. Picture 1. Ottoman Turks commit genocide against the Armenians1 The complex geopolitical and geo-economic location of Armenian statehood at the crossroads clash of civilizations was also one of the reasons for the loss of a centuries-old statehood.

However, before the Armenian Genocide, Armenians livedFile Size: KB. The Genocide Against the Armenians and the Relevance of the Genocide Convention. Alfred de Zayas. From Unfair to Shared Burden: The Armenian Genocide’s Outstanding Damage and the Complexities of Repair.

Henry Theriault. The Debt to the Indebted: Reparations, Odious Debt, and Their Global Implications. M.P. Giyose. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide -- ( December 9) Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide ( December 9) Armenian massacres, -- Congresses.

The eternal flame at the center of the twelve slabs, located at the Armenian Genocide memorial complex in Yerevan, Armenia. Armenian Genocide recognition is the formal acceptance that the systematic massacres and forced deportation of Armenians committed by the Ottoman Empire from toduring and after the First World War, constituted genocide.

The Armenian Genocide (also known as the Armenian Holocaust) was the systematic mass murder and expulsion of million ethnic Armenians carried out in Turkey and adjoining regions by the Ottoman government between and The starting date is conventionally held to be 24 Aprilthe day that Ottoman authorities rounded up, arrested, and deported from Constantinople (now Istanbul Location: Ottoman Empire, Republic of Turkey.

Click on the names of highlighted cities, towns, and other locations to view a map of the genocide. January 9 The Aleppo Police Department obtains the list of all the Armenian labor battalion workers constructing the Aleppo Normal School for the selection of those to be killed.

January 28 The German General Hans Friedrich von Seeckt, at the time Chief of Staff of the Turkish Army, is. The issue of Armenian Genocide reparations derives from the Armenian Genocide of committed by the Ottoman Theriault, writing in the Armenian Weekly, states these might be of financial, estate or territorial nature, and could cover individual or collective claims as well as those by Armenia.

It is questioned whether the Republic of Turkey, successor state to the Ottoman Empire. The story of the Armenian Genocide and its legacies is told in Facing History’s newest resource book, Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians.

It is a history that is as relevant today as it was in the s. It raises important questions about our. The Armenians fought with Russians. 6- April 25th, Beginning of the Armenian Genocide.

7- End of the Armenian Genocide. Battle of Sardarabad. 1- The Turks began by disarming the entire Armenian population. 2- able-bodied Armenian men were taken into the Ottoman Armed Forces. 3- April 24th,   Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi, The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey’s Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, – (Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press.

Abstract. The Ottoman Empire’s massacre of Armenians in –16 is one of the early genocides of the 20th century. 2 Suggestions about how to provide legal accountability to the Armenians range from the filing of lawsuits in municipal courts, 3 to the establishment of a claims process similar to that for victims of the Nazi Holocaust, 4 to the creation of a truth and reconciliation Author: Susan L.

Karamanian. Mass crimes against humanity and genocides The genocide against Armenians. The "Great Catastrophe" of Part 2. Image from via Google search. This topic is continued here from the previous essay. Recent acknowledgments of the genocide: (Continued).

The Genocide Against the Armenians and the Relevance of the Genocide Convention By Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, with a preface by the International Commission of Jurists, Geneva.The Importance of Genocide Recognition.

Human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson explains what constitutes genocide as a legal concept, how this legal definition applies to the case of the Armenians in and how the Armenian Genocide, the first genocide of the 20th century, was critical in the development of genocide studies and the drafting of the UN Genocide Convention of by .Start studying The Armenian Genocide.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Made genocide a crime in United States. Discrimination against Armenians.

Young Turks. leaders responsible for genocide.