1915 marks the beginning of the first genocide of the 20th century, the Armenian Genocide, executed in the cradle of Armenians in Western Armenia and in all the six Armenian-populated vilayets in the Ottoman Empire: the provinces of Erzrum, Bitlis, Kharberd, Sebastia, Van, Diarbekir, and in the capital Istanbul. This was the first, unprecedented crime of total physical annihilation, perpetrated by one nation against another. As evidenced by Armin Wegner, “The Armenians died all the deaths on the [...]