Armenians Mark Genocide Anniversary as Recognition Debate Continues

April 24, 2017 10:38 AM
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An estimated 1.5 million Armenians were killed as the Ottoman Empire disintegrated during World War I according to a version of events accepted by many historians but disputed by Turkey -- which is blamed for the atrocities. As Armenians around the world commemorate the 102nd anniversary April 24, VOA's Mariama Diallo reports on the continued debate and on the politics of the word genocide.