Genocide 1915
Armenian Genocide Information
The Armenian Genocide of 1915 carried out by the Ottoman Empire is a historical fact. Despite Turkish denials, it is unanimously verified by the International Association of Genocide Scholars and accepted by nations that uphold moral responsibility above political gain.

Armenian Genocide Timeline: 1917

1/4/1917 Mr. Goppert of the German Embassy, visits Enver, Talaat and Foreign Minister Halil to convey that forcible Islamization had no connection with military necessity or the security of the state and must be stopped immediately.
2/4/1917 Talaat becomes the Grand Vizier of Turkey.
2/14/1917 Halide Hanum, the Turkish female author, and head of an orphanage established in Syria, receives 70 Armenian orphans in her orphanage in order to Turkify them.
2/15/1917 Another group of 70 Armenian orphans are sent to an orphanage in Lebanon to be Turkified.
3/5/1917 The government distributes by rail to various villages and towns 400 Armenian orphans from Aleppo.
3/5/1917 350 Armenian orphans from an Armenian orphanage in Syria are given to surviving relatives, no matter how distantly related, in order to keep them from falling into the hands of the Turks.
3/11/1917 Allied forces occupy Baghdad.
3/15/1917 20,000 Armenians in the city of Aleppo are reported in extreme distress.
3/15/1917 The Turkish government declines American offers of aid to the Armenian survivors.
3/20/1917 In Aleppo District, 45,000 Armenian deportees are reported living in dire conditions. Of these, 10,000 were women, while the rest were mainly orphaned children.
3/23/1917 The governor-general of Damascus, Huseyin Kiazim, reports that there are 60,000 Armenian deportees in Damascus District, of which only 10% were capable of doing any kind of work.
3/23/1917 10,000 Armenian deportees are reported in the city of Damascus, and 30,000 Armenian deportees are reported in Homs and Hama.
3/26/1917 Ernst E. Cristoffel, a German missionary in Malatia, who witnessed the massacres and deportations, estimates that 1,000,000 Armenians had been murdered.
4/1/1917 12,000 Armenian deportees are murdered in Buseira, near Der-el-Zor (Deir el-Zor).
4/14/1917 The Turkish government orders all surviving Armenians in Urfa District to be Turkified.
4/20/1917 Turkey breaks relations with the United States.
6/1/1917 The Turkish government orders the Turkification and Islamization of the surviving Armenian Catholics.
9/1/1917 The appointment of the new German ambassador in Constantinople, Johann Heinrich Count on Bernstorff (former ambassador to Washington). Bernstorff served until October 27, 1918.
11/5/1917 The Interior Ministry orders the deportation of all Armenian employees on the railroads.
11/27/1917 President Woodrow Wilson urges former ambassador Henry Morgenthau to write a book based on his experiences.
12/9/1917 Allied forces occupy Jerusalem.