War of Words as Armenians Fight For Genocide Recognition a Century On

April 17, 2015 6:26 AM

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War of Words as Armenians Fight For Genocide Recognition a Century On

Yerevan, Armenia: Mass killings? Mutual bloodletting? Genocide? The hundreds of thousands of dead have been silent for a century, but generations on, Armenians are still battling to get the World War I slaying of their ancestors recognised as a genocide.

As Armenians around the world gear up to mark 100 years since the start of the slaughter on April 24, the struggle to get the world -- and above all Turkey -- to use the term "genocide" remains deeply divisive.

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