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Urge PBS Not to Give Air-Time to Armenian Genocide Deniers!!!

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  • Urge PBS Not to Give Air-Time to Armenian Genocide Deniers!!!

    Time is running out everyone.

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    a panel to denie a genocide

    this world is totaly fukt


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      You know, I happened to catch this last night...the last half hour when the denials were beginning. GRRRRRRRRRRR!!! I'm sure you already know this, but, me being out of the loop just found out the following: In 2003/4, Turkish schools have to have a program to teach history saying there was no genocide; Turks say it is a civil war (which, I particularly love because others say that Armenia didn't have a population up to and exceeding 1.5 million in 1915 -- one would think they would get together to keep their lies straight).

      My favourite, though is that it also had Turks saying that yeah, we DID slaughter the Armenians (not bragging, but, after they did independant research and found out). Their houses were destroyed, they lost their jobs and they were imprisoned, or they had to flee. THIS is why I'm so pissed when people say, "Turkey is a modern secular country". NO IT'S NOT!!!
      "Many diasporans are the descendants of genocide survivors. They are not just going to forget what the Ottoman Turks did to them or their ancestors in 1915. For the Turkish government the diasporans are merely the "ones that got away."" -- Tom Servo


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        Re: Urge PBS Not to Give Air-Time to Armenian Genocide Deniers!!!

        I saw the documentry last night. It was very well done. Also, there was no denial panel on after it was over. Pressure from the Rhode Island community took care of that problem.
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          wow this is so cool its in australia this saturday and theres no panel hahahaha yeehaaa

          you watch all the turks complain now :P

          During World War One, the Ottoman Empire carried out one of the largest genocides in the world's history, killing huge portions of its minority Armenian population. In the end, over one million Armenians had been put to death by execution or by deliberate exposure and starvation. This film, made by Emmy-Award winning producer Andrew Goldberg, is the complete story of the Armenian genocide. The film describes what happened before, during and since World War I and features interviews with acclaimed scholars such as Peter Balakian, Samantha Power, Ron Suny, Taner Akcam, Halil Berktay, and Israel Charney. It is narrated by Julianna Margulies and includes historical narrations by Ed Harris, Natalie Portman, Laura Linney and Orlando Bloom. (From Armenia, in English) WS
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          Last edited by Ari; 04-19-2006, 09:06 PM.