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Lord have mercy! Last month, a chilling report in the Independent, filed from Syria by Robert Fisk, revealed that “Islamists’ destruction of a shrine to the victims of genocide marks the latest chapter in a tragic national history.” The bomb obliterated a huge archive of historical records and scattered the bones of genocide victims in the street. Truly, a savage blow to Armenian history and culture.
Learn more about the Armenian genocide, which also decimated the Pontic Greek people and others, by watching Mass Murder Made Easy: The Story of the Armenian Genocide; and read part of Robert Fisk’s article below.
Jabhat al-Nusra blows up Armenian church in Deir el-Zour: A savage blow that echoes through Armenian history