Winston Churchill described the massacres as an "administrative holocaust" and noted that "the clearance of the race from Asia Minor was about as complete as such an act, on a scale so great, could well be. Young Turk social engineering in Eastern Turkey, — Witnesses and testimonies of the Armenian Genocide. Retrieved 26 November Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide. Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly Resolution, 24 April "Today we commemorate the anniversary of what has been called the first genocide of the 20th century, and we salute the memory of the Armenian victims of this crime against humanity". The first feature film about the Armenian Genocide, a Hollywood production titled Ravished Armeniawas released in
Therefore, according to the historian Ara Sarafianthe population of Armenians should have been approximately 1, prior to the start of the war.
Pope Francis described it as the "First genocide of the XX century", causing a diplomatic row with Turkey. Armenian Theme in Russian Medallic Art. Turkey responded by blocking United States Navy visits to Turkey and suspending some United States military training facilities on Turkish territory. It resonated with acclaimed director Atom Egoyaninfluencing his Ararat. One such politician, Mehmet Celal Beywas known for saving thousands of lives and is often called the Turkish Oskar Schindler. Archived from the original on 29 March