On April 24, 2017, the film, The Promise, starring Christian Bale opened in theaters nationwide. The date is the anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian genocide that took place in Turkey in 1915. This chapter of history is fraught with controversy as the Turkish government refuses to acknowledge its role in what has been described as the first modern genocide.
The ethnic cleansing of the Armenians from Turkey is said to have inspired Adolf Hitler’s “final solution.” A research paper on this topic will reveal patterns of oppression that exist today. Read more