Genocide Forgotten: Armenians horrified by treaty with Turkey By Robert Fisk

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By Robert Fisk
ICH
October 08, 2009 “The Independent

A new trade deal is set to gloss over the murder of 1.5 million people

In the autumn of 1915, an Austrian engineer called Litzmayer, who was helping build the Constantinople-Baghdad railway, saw what he thought was a large Turkish army heading for Mesopotamia. But as the crowd came closer, he realised it was a huge caravan of women, moving forward under the supervision of soldiers.

The 40,000 or so women were all Armenians, separated from their men – most of whom had already had their throats cut by Turkish gendarmerie – and deported on a genocidal death march during which up to 1.5 million Armenians died.

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Passenger plane crashes in Iran, all aboard dead + ‘Horrible’ scene at Iran crash site

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RussiaToday
July 15, 2009

An Iranian Caspian Airlines passenger plane has crashed in northwest Iran, with all of the 168 people aboard, 153 passengers and 15 crew members, presumed dead, informs Iranian state television.

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