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“It’s all about the Benjamins [$100 bills], baby,” Tweeted Congresswoman Ilhan Omar in February. She was accusing super-wealthy AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) of bribing Congress into supporting Israel.

AIPAC, ADL (Anti-Defamation League), AJC (American Jewish Committee), B’nai B’rith, and Congress condemned Omar as anti-Jewish.

2,153 persons at JewsWithIlhan.org, though , defended her.

AIPAC can’t legally donate to politicians. Its Congressional Club members, however, must do so. AIPAC members ‘bundle’ individual political contributions. Some AIPAC officials head political action committees (PACs) which back candidates. And an AIPAC affiliate flies Congresspersons to Israel.

After Israel, Jewish organizations’ imperative is the Holocaust.

They’ve steered Holocaust legislation — regarding commemorations, education, monuments, museums, reparations, and war crimes — through Congress, state and foreign legislatures, and the U.N.

America has special Holocaust and Anti-Semitism envoys.

Diminishing/denying the Holocaust is a crime in many European countries.

Yet leading Jewish organizations have long diminished/denied the 1915–23 genocide Turkey committed against 1.5 million Christian Armenians on their ancient homeland.

Also, AIPAC, ADL, AJC, B’nai B’rith, and JINSA (Jewish Institute for National Security of America) have colluded with Turkey to defeat Armenian Genocide resolutions in Congress. Demanding Holocaust legislation while thwarting recognition of another genocide is hypocrisy and moral bankruptcy.

“The Holocaust,” says Israeli journalist Yossi Melman, is often “an instrument of policy, not a moral compass.”

Turkish-Israeli-American Jewish collusion

Beginning in or before the 1980s, Turkey sought help against critics, including Armenian and Greek Americans, of its human rights abuses. Turkey’s then-ally Israel enlisted Jewish American organizations into defending Turkey. Jewish/Israeli/Turkish media have penned millions of words confirming this.

JINSA’s Yola Habif Johnston confessed in 2006 that AIPAC, AJC, B’nai B’rith, and her organization “have been working with the Turks” for more than 15 years. “The Jewish lobby has quite actively supported Turkey to prevent the so-called Armenian genocide resolution from passing.” ADL was similarly guilty.

In 2007–8, Massachusetts’ Armenian Americans confronted the ADL. Hundreds of principled Jewish and non-Jewish activists, scholars, journalists, and organizations throughout America and internationally approved of the Armenian-led campaign.

Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Lexington, Medford, Needham, Newburyport, Newton, Northampton, Peabody, Somerville, Watertown, Westwood, and the Mass. Municipal Assoc. expelled ADL’s phony No-Place-for-Hate program.

Numerous Jews and Israelis have sympathized with Armenians more than have many Christians. Though Israel won’t acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, the Knesset’s Education Committee wants it to.

Three years ago, ADL finally recognized the Armenian Genocide but merely on a “blog.” And its pledge to boost Armenian resolutions remains unfulfilled. Too little, too late anyway. The ADL is certainly no civil/human rights group.

For example, in 1993-2002 the ADL settled two lawsuits and paid compensation to San Francisco after — among innumerable illegalities — spying on thousands of civil rights, labor, progressive, Democratic, Black, Latino, Arab, Asian, Jewish, anti-Apartheid, and LGBT organizations and individuals.

More genocide hypocrisy

In Turkey’s propaganda film Blonde Bride, AJC Director Barry Jacobs illogically claimed the Armenian massacres couldn’t be genocide since the Holocaust was “unique.” Jewish jurist Raphael Lemkin, however, coined the word ‘genocide’ in 1944 and cited the Armenian massacres as a seminal genocide.

Jacobs once cruelly boasted that AJC’s stance on the Armenian Genocide was “b***s***.” AJC, he vowed, “will be Turkey’s friends officially in Congress.”

“Official” AJC-Turkish collusion probably violates the Foreign Agents Registration Act.

AJC board member and Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan once maliciously compared an Armenian Genocide resolution to designating a state cat.

According to Israeli Pres. Shimon Peres, AJC Executive Director David Harris is Jews’ “foreign minister.” Harris and AJC are allies of Azerbaijan (Turkey’s corrupt, repressive ally) and its Armenian-Genocide-denying tyrant, Pres. Ilham Aliyev.

AJC’s “Democratic values for all” motto rings hollow, especially as Harris proudly accepted the tyrant’s coveted “Order of Friendship” award.

Azerbaijan’s “lobby in the U.S.,” declared Aliyev, “is the Jewish community.”

Indeed, Boston-based Rasky Partners officially represents Aliyev’s brutal regime. CEO Larry Rasky is an ADL board member/honoree and Joe Biden adviser/fundraiser. Interestingly, Rasky’s friend, workmate, and fellow ADL board member Peter Meade, a Catholic, loudly opposed Boston’s Armenian Heritage Park.

Shamefully, many Jewish writers worldwide have been gratuitously slandering Armenian Americans and Armenia, all because Israel buys oil from and sells billions in weapons to Azerbaijan, Armenia’s adversary.

Only in 2015 did AJC say it would support U.S. acknowledgment of the Genocide. AJC’s promise remains unfulfilled. Too little, way too late.

AIPAC, revealed Turkish journalist Sedat Sertoğlu, once threatened House Speaker Dennis Hastert he’d lose “Jewish votes” if an Armenian Genocide resolution succeeded. Shimon Peres pushed President Clinton into stopping the resolution. Scholar Israel Charny blasted Peres: You’ve crossed “a moral boundary no Jew … should trespass … [your] denial of the Armenian Genocide [is] comparable to denials of the Holocaust.”

Investigations needed

Though Jewish groups aren’t solely at fault, their genocide hypocrisy and clout make them uniquely blameworthy.

Jewish organizations believe Holocaust diminishment/denial is anti-Semitism and, hence, “hate.” When those organizations diminish/deny the Armenian Genocide, are they not anti-Christian-Armenian “hate” groups?

Israeli-Turkish relations have soured. Jewish groups sold their souls for nothing.

Their opportunity to apologize, open their Turkish-related archives, and make reparations is gone.

Also gone is their credibility on civil/human rights and genocides.

Congress and state legislatures must now investigate and subpoena these two-faced organizations.

The author is a Massachusetts-based freelance journalist. Many of his articles can be found at www.Armeniapedia.org/wiki/David_Boyajian.

 
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  1. Anonymous [AKA "Forerunner"] says:

    Nice going Mr.B. in bringing the ADL’s skeletons out of the closet.

  2. Anonymous [AKA "Hovsep"] says:

    Many thanks to Mr. Boyajian and UNZ for speaking out with truth against commonly disseminated deceptions.

  3. Jirair says:

    “Bravo” to David Boyajian and to Unz for publishing this important article. Far too many publications, electronic sites, and writers tremble at the “risk” of telling it as it is re this issue. The article strips hypocrisy and exposes the shenanigans of certain Jewish organizations which talk human rights but are essentially political. Boyajian exposes the detrimental effect these organizations have on human rights, truth, and justice while they volunteer to do the dirty work of Armenian Genocide denial on behalf of Turkey. Their arrogant duplicity is motivated by two reasons: To polish the image of Turkey so that the latter, in gratitude, would maintain good relations with Israel. In other words, these organizations are agents of two foreign powers while maintaining to be American. The second reason they deny the Armenian Genocide is because they want to maintain the uniqueness of the Holocaust and regard the Armenian Genocide as “rival” to the Holocaust as if Armenians competed with Jews as to whose suffering has been greater. Incidentally, Armenians, Armenia, and Armenian organizations worldwide recognize the Holocaust while Israel refuses to recognize the Armenian Genocide so as not to offend Turkey. Some “light to humanity!”

  4. Mr. Hack says:

    Since we’re on the topic of genocide and Israel, it’s high time that Israel recognized the Holodomor in Ukraine (1931 – 1933) as genocide too. Hopefully, the new Jewish Ukrainian president of Ukraine Zelensky will be able to move the ball on this one in the right direction, as his predecessor Poroshenko was not able to do. 🙁

  5. Anonymous [AKA "CassandraOfMythology"] says:

    This is an important article that goes deeper than one may imagine. The Israeli and Jewish lobbies are also hard at work demonizing Armenia, Artsakh and global Armenians at the bidding of Turkey and Azerbaijan. This axis falsely and collectively accuse Armenians — in the press — of aiding ISIS (projective identification, anyone?); committing genocides; drug and human trafficking in Artsakh and more. Many today are also aware that the architects of and heavy hands in the Armenian genocide were of Jewish origin — including Talaat, Jemal, and Ataturk.

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  6. Lo says:

    The same bs again? Genocide thesis defenders were destroyed in another article just a few days ago. Look it is as simple as this: Armenians looked Balkan people, Bulgarians, Greeks, Serbs and so on having successfully revolted and established their independent states. You revolted against the Ottomans, intended to do pogroms following the modal laid out by Balkan rebels, but you forgot to calculate that all those Balkan people were the majority in the land they claimed. You were not. Armenians were vastly outnumbered by Turks and Kurds in every single city they claimed. What would you have done if you managed to establish a great Armenia? Right. We all know. You lost, your people are exiled, some of your people died. Such that is the nature of war. Accept it and move on, there are enough whiners in this world. Have you ever seen Turks whine about Balkans or elsewhere? No. Which means you can also stop whining and blaming everyone else for your failed rebellion.

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    • Replies: @Jirair
  7. Lo says:
    @Anonymous

    Nothing ISIS does helps Turks or Muslims. Everything it does helps others. You can find out who others are if you are a bit smarter. Finally, Talaat was a gypsy, Djemal and Ataturk are both Turks. Ataturk has nothing to do with Armenians as he was busy in Gallipoli in 1915 as a low ranking officer. You know nothing.

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    , @Anonymous
  8. Anonymous [AKA "Dikran A."] says: • Website

    Thank you Mr. Boyajian for this comprehensive yet concise essay. So called “investigative journalists” should blush at the amount of information skillfully presented within 900 words. It’s a feat.

  9. Anonymous[165] • Disclaimer says:
    @Lo

    Ataturk may have had Jewish roots.

    This is not a joke:

    https://hetq.am/en/article/50143

    • Replies: @HEREDOT
    , @Lo
  10. HEREDOT says:
    @Anonymous

    Ataturk, closed all the Masonic lodges. Did you see a Jew who does not like Jews?

  11. Lo says:
    @Anonymous

    Sure he did, his biography proves it. After all, he fought in Balkans, Libya, Syria, Gallipoli and Anatolia. Even lost an eye and almost died. I guess he must be the greatest Jewish general ever to fight for a Muslim nation. Check out some of his photos; he looks super Jewish with a hook nose, dark curly hair and brown eyes. So many clowns lol.

  12. Anonymous [AKA "David Davidian"] says: • Website

    To add to what David Boyajian wrote, we can quote from Israeli Knesset members and advisors in an Azerbaijani publication in Russian https://www.rizvanhuseynov.com/2015/09/blog-post_19.html. The original article used to be on the vesti.az site, but out of embarrassment, Azerbaijan deleted the article.

    Ever since members of the Israeli Knesset visited Baku in September of 2015, with some of them (Israeli Knesset Member Oren Hazan and advisor Mendi Safadi) pledging to counter Armenian claims over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, there has been a spike in the number of articles written that are thoroughly anti-Armenian and pro-Azerbaijani. At that rather high-level meeting, Safadi, in particular, said, [translating from the Azerbaijani publication] “I’ve always been on the side of Azerbaijan, and we are ready to provide assistance and patronage of the Azerbaijani side to neutralize the influence of the Armenian lobby in the US Congress, the EU institutions, and international organizations.”

    For Israel, business is business. Since half of Israel’s crude comes from Azerbaijan and Azerbaijan has purchased billions of Israeli high tech weaponry since about 2005, Azerbaijan receives free Armenophobic support from some writers in the Jewish press.

    Yerevan, Armenia

  13. Polar says:

    Interesting how hypocritically the Turkish government denounces the Chinese government genocide in Xinjiang while suppressing information on the Armenian genocide.

  14. Jirair says:
    @Lo

    Lo’s input is a compendium of standard Turkish revisionism. Lo makes four points.
    1. Armenians revolted against the Ottomans. While Ottoman-occupied nations–from the Balkans to Yemen–had rebelled against the Turks, Armenians chose the peaceful route and made representation–for forty years–to the Ottoman sultans asking for equality with Turks. Armenians, being Christian and not Turks, were “gavur” (“infidel”). They were third-class citizens with no rights. They were heavily taxed and were subject to plunder, kidnapping, and forced Turkification. Rather than address the legitimate pleas of the Armenians, the sultans went on massacre binges. How a civilian population–uneducated, impoverished, and unarmed–could dream of bringing down an empire which had close to one million soldiers is something which Lo doesn’t address.
    2. Lo says Armenians were a minority in every city they claim. Armenians were a minority because Turkey settled Turks and Kurds on Armenian lands to reduce Armenians to a minority.
    3. Lo says Armenians revolted to establish Armenia. Despite centuries of persecution, Armenians remained loyal to Ottoman Turkey. Recognizing Armenian loyalty, Turks called Armenians “minnet sadiqa” (“loyal nation”.)
    4. Lo says Armenians should stop “whining”, and sets Turks as an exemplar of a non-whining people. Lo says Turks don’t whine about the loss of the Balkans. The fact is different from what Lo say. Turks, headed by Erdogan, forever whine about the “loss” of the Balkans and Arabia–although these lands didn’t belong to Turks in the first place.

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  15. Lo says:
    @Jirair

    Yet another post full of false claims.

    1. Armenians could not have asked for equality for 40 years, because the Ottoman system was modernized long before WW1 and adopted a Western-style citizenship model. Thus Armenians were equal citizens. Even before then, they were not third class citizens with no rights. Their security was guaranteed as they were still Ottomans. So-called no equal rights are things such as the following: Christian temples won’t be higher than Muslims, Christians won’t carry weapons and so on. Ottomans didn’t care about nationality, hence there aren’t single Turkish speaking former Ottoman land other than Turkey itself. Armenians were better educated and better off than Turks. Bet you don’t know why. Because Turks did not have the option to pay taxes to avoid the draft. Non-Muslims had the option to pay tax or serve, they overwhelmingly chose to pay taxes.

    2. No, Armenians were already minority because when Turks came it had long been Eastern Roman land, and Eastern Anatolia had been a battle zone for Persians, Arabs, and Romans for centuries. Armenian population was never large, to begin with.

    3. There weren’t centuries of persecution. Why would you affectionately call people you persecute? The reality is, Armenians mostly didn’t want to support rebels and they were fine with their lives. Turks also didn’t mind Armenians until rebels started their terrorism, which included killing Armenian clergy and other prominent Armenians.

    4. Some Armenians don’t whine, those who do are mostly diaspora Armenians. They are comfortable living in the US, France or Canada. They wouldn’t move to East Anatolia or Armenia. Armenia is a poor country that is suffering because the diaspora is constantly causing troubles. So, Armenians who remained in Armenia are suffering because of essentially foreign whiners who happened to have Armenian last names. This also works for Russia because Armenia is forced to align with Russia as Turkey is forced to isolate Armenia. If Davidians or Boyajians of this world actually cared about Armenians they’d try to find out a way reconcile two people. But they don’t care, it is all about satisfying their ego with a victim narrative and keeping a distinct identity through a common story.

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  16. This was a good article but I’m tired of the entire ‘genocide’ meme. It should be discarded.

    ‘Genocide’ is a term that was cooked up by a Jew and has been circulated by Jews to elevate Jewish victimhood over the mass murder of other innocent victims who were slaughtered because they were German or Russian or Japanese, or had the wrong beliefs, or lived in the wrong country, or they simply got in the way. But they still ended up equally dead.

    The simple truth is their lives matter just as much as (Jewish) victims of ‘genocide’.

    The entire ‘genocide’ obsession is a Zionist canard that’s designed to elevate one group of dead victims (guess who) over another group of dead victims; even though they’re all equally dead.

    The tragedy of murdered civilians is basically all the same. Murder is murder.

    But the modern, kosher genocide focus is a politicized trick. It’s designed to elevate Jewish suffering over the rest of humanity. It is simply more pro-Jewish, pro-Zionist bullshit.

  17. Jirair says:
    @Lo

    Lo insists at being wrong. Here’s my categorical reply to his numerous distortions of history.
    1. He says there was not peaceful Armenian representation to the Sublime Porte for equality with the Turks. The facts contradict him. From the 1830s to the late 1870s, the Armenian Patriarchate–the Ottoman-designated head of the Armenians–and leading Armenians made frequent written and oral representation to the government for equality. The government, although promising to address the question, ignored the Armenian requests.
    There were a thousand different ways–officially and unofficially–Armenians were persecuted: from killer taxation to such ridiculous rules as the one which banned infidels (Armenians) from riding a horse because his head would then be higher than that of a Turk. In between these harassments were illegal land confiscation, plunder, quotidian insults, abduction, Turkification, a permanent state of insecurity and victimhood to the vagaries of corrupt governors.
    Armenians didn’t serve in the Ottoman army until WWI because they were banned from military service: since Armenians were infidel, they were not trusted. Besides, Turks are obsessed by military power. Most Turkish parents–to this day–feel privileged if their children join the army. The military has always been at the pinnacle of Turkish society.
    2. What Lo is bizarrely claiming is that Armenians, residing in their homeland of Armenia, were a minority before the Turkish invaders showed up from Central Asia.
    3. Lo claims Armenians were wealthy and Ottoman life was good for them. If Armenians were comfortable and well treated, why did they spend forty plus years pleading to the Sultan, to courtiers, etc. for fair treatment? Throughout the 19th century, an unknown but large number of Armenians left their insecure and impoverished towns and settled in Istanbul hoping to find jobs in the big city. They also hoped discrimination would not be as acute because of the presence of foreign embassies in the city. A handful of Armenians were well off because they were useful to the Sultans. They were “court Jews”. They didn’t reflect the status of Armenians. Istanbul was the richest city in the empire and yet almost all the porters (“hamals”) of the city were Armenian.
    Finally, while the genocide of Armenians is frequently noted as the period between the 1890s and the early ’20s, there was a slow but persistent genocide of Armenians throughout the five-hundred years Turks ruled over Armenians. That interminable genocide involved the kidnapping of Armenian children, abduction of Armenian girls/women, rapes, forced turkification, violent attacks, mini-massacres, looting…it decimated the Armenian population and turned Armenians into drones.
    4. Lo mocks Armenians who are “living comfortably in the U.S., Canada, etc.” but act as an obstruction to the erasing of Turkey’s horrendous crime. These diaspora Armenians should be congratulated for investing their time for spreading the truth. Turkey spends millions of dollars to deny the genocide. Armenians–mostly Diaspora-born individuals–invest their time to assert the truth. Turkey spends millions of dollars glorifying (movies, TV serials, books) the corrupt, lawless, violent, racist, indolent Ottomans. And despite Turkey’s clout, threats, and blackmail of states which recognize the Armenian Genocide, Diaspora Armenians are winning the fight because it’s easy to be persuasive when you have the truth on your side.

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  18. Anonymous[928] • Disclaimer says:

    The hypocrisy of Jewish American groups who support the terribly oppressive Azerbaijani regime is almost as bad as their denial of the Armenian genocide and efforts to stop the US from recognizing the Armenian genocide.

    I don’t care if some of these Jewish groups now have come around to acknowledging the Armenian genocide.

    As the article says, it is too little and it is too late.

    These groups have forever lost all of the meager credibility they had managed to hold onto.

    The amazing thing is that it took Armenians, of all people, to really expose these Jewish groups (not that they had never been exposed previously) by using a different set of facts.

  19. Lo says:
    @Jirair

    Typical genocide whiner. When counter views aren’t around, just claim anything you wish. When counter-arguments exist, twist their words as if they said them.

    He says there was not peaceful Armenian representation to the Sublime Porte for equality with the Turks. The facts contradict him. From the 1830s to the late 1870s

    1830-1870 is long before any genocide you claim. That said since you said there were pleas for equality, post the reference. Still, equality was granted long before your “genocide.” There were Armenian ministers and parliament members. But, go ahead post a link so that I can see what these pleas were about.

    from killer taxation to such ridiculous rules as the one which banned infidels (Armenians) from riding a horse because his head would then be higher than that of a Turk

    The Ottomans were a medieval economy trying to compete with industrial West. Killer taxation affected everyone, not just Armenians. You cannot show single evidence that Armenians were subject to taxes that other citizens were not supposed to pay. Jizyah was for not serving in the army and was abandoned in the 19th century long before Armenian rebellions. As for more symbolic rules, like the horse riding or not building Churches higher than that of Mosques, no one really cared about this stuff in practice. You cannot show a single person who got in trouble for breaking these rules.

    In between these harassments were illegal land confiscation, plunder, quotidian insults, abduction, Turkification, a permanent state of insecurity and victimhood to the vagaries of corrupt governors.

    Now, good job, after writing couple truths you skillfully insert your bs. I don’t know how many times do I need to tell this until it gets through your thick skulls. the Ottomans didn’t care about ethnicity all the way until collapse when they had to face the reality that even Arabs were fighting Turks for their cause. Go ahead, show me evidence with regards to your claims prior to Armenian rebels started terrorism (the 1880s).

    Armenians didn’t serve in the Ottoman army until WWI because they were banned from military service: since Armenians were infidel, they were not trusted.

    Another false claim. They could serve if they wished to. They would rather pay tax and avoid death. It takes a long stretch to make this appear a bad deal for Christians.

    What Lo is bizarrely claiming is that Armenians, residing in their homeland of Armenia, were a minority before the Turkish invaders showed up from Central Asia

    I didn’t say Armenia. I said East Anatolia. Which was Eastern Roman land by the time Turks showed up. You are omitting East Anatolia part. By the time Turks came, Armenians were a minority in East Anatolia (and didn’t even reside in some cities further West they later claimed to be Armenian).

    Lo claims Armenians were wealthy and Ottoman life was good for them.

    I didn’t claim they were wealthy. I said they were better off. It is a relative term in case you didn’t know. They were better off than Turks. Otherwise, the Ottoman Empire was impoverished and its economy was backward compared to Europe. Particularly East Anatolia was poorer.

    If Armenians were comfortable and well treated, why did they spend forty plus years pleading to the Sultan, to courtiers, etc. for fair treatment

    40 years is your claim. Although, it is not surprising that everyone would want a piece of a breaking empire. Armenians were well treated and were referred as “Loyal Nation”, I am not saying it, it is in the reports of the French ambassador General Sebastiani.

    Throughout the 19th century, an unknown but large number of Armenians left their insecure and impoverished towns and settled in Istanbul hoping to find jobs in the big city.

    So did millions of British, French, Turks, and German. Have you heard of industrialization? You think what you say proves something or makes Armenians sound like victims?

    They also hoped discrimination would not be as acute because of the presence of foreign embassies in the city.

    Show the evidence for said discrimination. Was there a law that made life harder for Armenians? Were they barred from doing business, entering certain places or constructing things? Do not apply 21st century standards.

    They didn’t reflect the status of Armenians. Istanbul was the richest city in the empire and yet almost all the porters (“hamals”) of the city were Armenian.

    So? And Yoghurt sellers were Bulgarians, gardeners Albanians, and dock workers Turks… Once again you’re proving nothing. It is like saying Italians had it bad because they were making most pizza in NYC despite it being the richest city in the US.

    Finally, while the genocide of Armenians is frequently noted as the period between the 1890s and the early ’20s, there was a slow but persistent genocide of Armenians throughout the five-hundred years Turks ruled over Armenians.

    Okay, so basically it was the longest & thus the most unsuccessful genocide in the history. Is that what you’re saying? Armenians never had a large population or land. Their population was about 1.5 million before WW1. Doesn’t sound like they were genocided. There is no genocide in history that took 500 years.

    That interminable genocide involved the kidnapping of Armenian children, abduction of Armenian girls/women, rapes, forced turkification, violent attacks, mini-massacres, looting…it decimated the Armenian population and turned Armenians into drones.

    I don’t get it. Why kidnap Armenian children? Didn’t Turks have enough hungry kids? Again, you are rambling then showing your resentment for the fact that there are no signs of any Armenian rebellion or massacres all the way until nationalism rose in 19th century’s second half (not to forget foreign missionary work).

    Lo mocks Armenians who are “living comfortably in the U.S., Canada, etc.” but act as an obstruction to the erasing of Turkey’s horrendous crime

    No, quite the contrary I was pointing to the fact that if they care so much about Armenia they could offer help. Nothing they do helps Armenia, it just makes them feel good and slows their assimilation. It is self-serving and doesn’t offer anything.

    Diaspora Armenians are winning the fight because it’s easy to be persuasive when you have the truth on your side.

    No. They are getting more recognition thanks to the collapsed Israel-Turkey relations. Your persuasion appears to work only when government and certain lobbies find you useful against Turkey. If the truth was on your side you wouldn’t have to come up with so many lies and false claims. You could show some mass graves, a bunch of documents ordering genocide, many films, and photos. You can’t. Because there aren’t any.

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  20. Jirair says:
    @Lo

    Correcting Lo is like picking lice from the hairs of a Newfoundland dog. When you remove one louse another one lurks in the dog’s hair. One can fumigate a dog but how can one straighten a person who is drunk with falsehood, anti-Armenian propaganda, and hatred? However, I have to admit Lo is honest in his own way. He is an exemplar of a nation which has been the nemesis of Armenians who have seen their homeland destroyed and occupied by Turkish invaders from Central Asia. They might not wear fez (according to Ataturk’s ridiculous diktat) but they are the same barbarians who did their best to destroy the settled and advanced civilizations of Iranians, Arabs, Armenians, the Greeks.,,

    • Replies: @Lo
  21. Art Best says:

    Because Jews and Freemasons COMMITTED the Armenian genocide in collaboration with the Turks.

    Talat Pasha, the chief architect of the Armenian genocide and a 33rd Degree Freemason, was the HEAD of the Freemasons of the Middle East.

    Many members of the Turkish government that organized the Armenian genocide were of Jewish origin (Donmeh) themselves, and Freemasons. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk had Jewish roots and was a Freemason himself, as proudly recognized by the Freemasons themselves. Ataturk was sent by the British to Asia Minor to reign in the Turks who were massacring Greek civilians. Instead, Ataturk collaborated with Topal Osman (who burned Christians alive in steam ships’ boilers) to exterminate the Greeks and what remained of the Armenians.

    To reiterate.

    Jews are denying the Armenian genocide first and foremost because Jews COMMITTED the Armenian genocide with their Muslim Turkish allies.

  22. Lo says:
    @Jirair

    He is an exemplar of a nation which has been the nemesis of Armenians who have seen their homeland destroyed and occupied by Turkish invaders from Central Asia.

    You are way off. Usually, conquering people don’t give much chance to the conquered. History is full of people who disappeared after being conquered. Turks let Armenians live in Anatolia for 800 years, and you couldn’t show a single rebellion by Armenians or massacre by Turks during that period.

    They might not wear fez (according to Ataturk’s ridiculous diktat) but they are the same barbarians who did their best to destroy the settled and advanced civilizations of Iranians, Arabs, Armenians, the Greeks.

    It is a common practice of revolutionaries to change customs. Peter the Great banned long beards, Mao changed the entire outfit and style of the Chinese. Average people like you wouldn’t understand why these were necessary measures. As for your other claims, it is just a bunch of ridiculous claims that have no basis in reality. However, I appreciate that you are giving bjs to everyone from Arabs to Greeks hoping that maybe you’d garner support (don’t forget the Chinese). World needs less stress, your contribution is valuable.

  23. The ADL made its statement 3 years ago the next day after certain facts regarding the
    weird murder of 8 members of the Rhoden family in Ohio on the night of April 21-22,
    2016 had been released. Perhaps it’s time to refresh their memory by making those
    and more facts about this case (as well as for quite a few similar ones) really public.

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