Monday, 30 April 2007

Armenian Genocide

Hello Students,

It´s been a long time since we don´t meet. Many holidays and even a strike. As you know April 24 is a very special day for the Armenian community.

Let´s find out what you know about this. Try to answer the following questions.

- What is the Armenian Genocide?
- Who was responsible for the Armenian Genocide?
- How many people died in the Armenian Genocide?
- Were there witnesses of the Armenian Genocide?
- Why is the Armenian Genocide commemorated on April 24?
- Are the Armenian massacres acknowledged today as a genocide according to the United Nations Genocide Convention?
Source: Armenian National Institute

In your blogs answer these questions and in class we will continue discussing what happened on April 24.

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