Whether to use the word “genocide” to describe those killings has been a fraught political issue for years. Turkish officials base their argument that the killings do not meet the definition of genocide on the claim that no deliberate plan to eliminate Armenian populations was involved.
By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — A rug woven by orphans of the Armenian genocide—and the subject of modern-day political controversy—may be put on display after years in White House storage. Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-CA) said the White House has committed to exhibit the rug at a yet-to-be-determined event. “They finally have made […]