Δηλώσεις & μαρτυρίες γνωστών Προσώπων
"Armenia is dying, but it will survive. The little blood that is left is precious blood that will give birth to a heroic generation. A nation that does not want to die, does not die."
Anatole FranceFrench author, 1916
"The massacres that started in 1915 have nothing to compare with the history of mankind. The massacres by Abdul Hamid are minor in comparison to what today's Turks have done".
Fritdjof NansenNorwegian public figure, 1915
"...the Armenian massacre was the greatest crime of the war, and the failure to act against Turkey is to condone it ... the failure to deal radically with the Turkish horror means that all talk of guaranteeing the future peace of the world is mischievous nonsense. "
Theodore RooseveltUS President, May 11, 1918, letter to Cleveland Hoadley Dodge
"Like the genocide of the Armenians before it, and the genocide of the Cambodians which followed it, ... the lessons of the Holocaust must never be forgotten."
Ronald ReaganUS President, April 22, 1981, proclamation
"It is generally not known in the world that, in the years preceding 1916, there was a concerted effort made to eliminate all the Armenian people, probably one of the greatest tragedies that ever befell any group. And there weren't any Nuremberg trials. "
Jimmy CarterUS President, May 16, 1978, White House ceremony
"We join Armenians around the world as we remember the terrible massacres suffered in 1915–1923 at the hands of the rulers of the Ottoman Empire. The United States responded to this crime against humanity by leading diplomatic and private relief efforts."
George Bush Sr.US President, April 20, 1990, speech in Orlando, Florida
“Sadly that tragedy, that genocide, was the first of the deplorable series of catastrophes of the past century, made possible by twisted racial, ideological or religious aims that darkened the minds of the tormentors even to the point of planning the annihilation of entire peoples.”