Biden recognises atrocities against Armenian Christians as genocide

Apr 28, 2021 by

from Premier: US president Joe Biden has formally recognised the systematic killings and deportations of hundreds of thousands of Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces in the early 20th century as “genocide”. Mr Biden used a term for the atrocities that his White House predecessors have avoided for decades amid concerns over alienating Turkey. With the acknowledgement, the American leader followed through on a campaign promise he made a year ago on the annual commemoration of Armenian Genocide...

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Turkey’s thirty-year genocide

Apr 9, 2021 by

by James Bradshaw, MercatorNet: The Armenian genocide is just one part of a decades-long tragedy, with many lessons to be learned. The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey’s Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924 by Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi, 2019, 672 pp. Most students of history are aware of the Armenian Genocide, in which huge numbers of Armenian Christians were slaughtered by Ottoman Turk forces during World War I. In recent years, the Israeli historians Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi...

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A forgotten genocide

Feb 16, 2021 by

from Barnabas Fund: “Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?” were the words of Adolf Hitler in a speech to his generals on the eve of the German invasion of Poland at the beginning of the Second World War. His directive was to kill every man, woman and child of the mainly Roman Catholic Polish population, just as the Nazis were soon to slaughter millions of Jews, and other “undesirables”, in Germany. Hitler reasoned that if history had simply overlooked the...

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Your help needed as ‘genocide amendment’ is put before MPs

Feb 3, 2021 by

from Open Doors: Your help is needed for a vital vote next week. On 19 January, a vote in the House of Commons on the ‘Genocide Amendment to the UK Trade Bill’ was narrowly defeated. However, a second vote is likely to take place next Tuesday (9 February). In this article we explain why we are asking you to pray and ask your MP to back the amendment. Scroll to the bottom for a template letter to send to your MP. Following a narrow defeat in the House of Commons on 19 January, the Lords...

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Nigerian Christians are losing the demographic war

Aug 10, 2020 by

by William Huang, MercatorNet: Signs of genocide appear to be growing. The world’s most “unfashionable” persecuted minority is arguably Christian. Despite being persecuted in far more countries than any other religion, Christians are simply not on the radar of Western consciousness. At a time when the persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar, Uyghurs in China and Yazidis in Iraq is being under-reported, the world has done little to help any of these minorities and persecuted Christians have become...

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When Victimhood Leads to Genocide – Prof. Jordan Peterson on Dekulakization

Jul 6, 2020 by

In this excerpt of his lecture series “Maps of Meaning” psychology professor Jordan Peterson talks about an especially bleak and horrifying but relatively unknown episode in the history of the Soviet Union – the Dekulakization. He points out how enhanced victimization and the concept of class guilt ultimately led to genocide and the starvation of millions of people.  

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