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In 1915, the decaying Ottoman Empire launched a pogrom against eastern Turkey’s Armenian population, falsely accusing them of supporting a Russian invasion.
Orthodox Christians who played a big entrepreneurial role, the Armenians had always been distrusted inside the Ottoman Empire.
On the night of April 24th, over 250 Armenian academics and intellectuals were rounded up and executed — a beginning of a grotesque prosecution that left up to 1.5 million dead.
It was also one of the century’s first atrocities to be photographically covered; in addition to anonymous photographs, there are signed and documented photographs that supported eyewitness accounts. Wegner, stationed with the 6th Ottoman Army, took a series of photographs of dying and dead Armenians.
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Back in Germany, he sent an open letter to President Wilson appealing for an independent Armenian state.
His pictures were to hauntingly anticipate photographs that were to follow during the Second World War, in the Killing Fields of Cambodia, and the Rwandan Genocide.
” Indeed, international nonchalance over the Armenian genocide emboldened Hitler.
In his August 1939, he asked rhetorically, “Who after all is today speaking of the destruction of the Armenians?
In fact, outside Turkey, it was considered to be a ‘genocide’ — the organized, state-sponsored killing of a people with an intended purpose of putting an end to their existence.