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Genocide of Christians: Turkey refuses to admit Armenian Genocide

Armenian widow with 3 children seeking help from missionaries in 1899. Her husband was killed in the aftermath of the Armenian Massacres of 1894-1896

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Maps of the Armenian Empire of Tigranes - Kingdom of Armenia (antiquity) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Young victims of the Armenian Genocide during the First World War, it was a major tragedy and saw the Ottoman Empire vilified throughout the world.

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Armenian women, 1895. (To the right, Eghisapet Sultanian, great grandmother of musician Derek Sherinian during the 1895 Hamidian massacres, when the Armenians of Zeitun (modern Süleymanlı), fearing the prospect of massacre, took up arms to defend themselves from Ottoman troops.)

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ECHR: Why Turkey won't talk about the Armenian genocide

The human rights lawyer represents Armenia in the ECHR - but what happened in 1915 when up to 1.5m Armenians were killed, and why do Turks deny it was a genocide?

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After taking office Obama's words of, “The facts are undeniable. An official policy that calls on diplomats to distort the historical facts is an untenable policy. As a senator, I strongly support passage of the Armenian Genocide Resolution, and as President I will recognize the Armenian Genocide,” seemed to be written over by the rather talented Winston from George Orwell’s 1984.

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Stories from the Armenian genocide: the survivors, the victims and the relatives

The 100 Lives project hopes to build up the history of Armenians whose relatives were killed or survived the Armenian genocide. Raziye Akkoc speaks to some of those whose families were killed or forced to flee