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A leading U.S. specialist in genocide studies sees this year’s “virtual commemorations” of the Armenian genocide conditioned by the need to cope with the spread of a deadly virus as potentially a new additional way for reaching out for a stronger global recognition in the future.
Henry Theriault, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Worcester State University and President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars, spoke to RFE/RL Armenian Service Director Harry Tamrazian on the eve of April 24, which Armenians in Armenia and around the world mark as an anniversary of World War I-era killings and deportations of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey.
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Dearly beloved Armenian people in the Homeland and the Diaspora,
Today we pay our tribute to the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide, who gave their lives for the sake of faith and the Homeland.
During the Genocide, our people witnessed the slaughter of one and a half million of its children, the destruction of its national-spiritual values, our sanctuaries, monasteries, and churches, our villages, cities, and it lost most of its historical homeland.
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Today we honor the memory of our compatriots who one hundred and five years ago were subjected to genocide in their historical homeland. One and half million men and women, elderly and children were massacred merely for being Armenian.
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Dear Compatriots in Armenia, Artsakh, and Spyurk (Diaspora),
This year, the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide is commemorated in accordance with a protocol forced on us by the pandemic. However, our tribute to the memory of our holy martyrs has never been measured by the visits to the Genocide Memorial in Yerevan or other memorials dedicated to the Armenian Genocide.
We remember our victims all the time and everywhere, no matter where in the world we are. We pray for them in our souls and minds, name by name. Remembrance and the pain of loss, intertwined with our resolve to win and achieve justice by being alive, has been with us for the last 105 years.
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