CEMAL PACHA'S GRANDSON PUBLISHES BOOK ‘1915 ARMENIAN GENOCIDE'
ANKARA. - Grandson of one of the executors of the Armenian Genocide Cemal Pacha, Hasan Cemal has published a book entitled '1915: the Armenian Genocide.' Agoc daily was the first to speak it up, while a journalist Yavuz Baidar confirmed it via Twitter, Nouvelles d`Arménie reports.
"To reject the Genocide means to be a part of the crime against humanity. Moreover, the pain of 1015 is not history, it is an up to date question," he claims.
The first chapter of the book describes how Hasan Cemal got to know about the 1915 events, furthermore, he touches upon the murder of Hrant Dink. The second chapter describes what the author though about the 1915 events and how he came to change his opinion. The third chapter dwells on one of the organizers of the genocide Cemal Pacha, who was his family member.
- 1795 Shah Aha-Muhammad occupies Tbilissi (Georgia).
- 1801 Tsar Alexander the First proclaims the annexation of Georgia, Loree, Pambak, Kazakh, and Borchaloo Provinces to the Russian Empire.
- 1828 Russian forces and Armenian militia occupy Toprakhkaleh and liberate Alashkert.
- 1828 Birth of Mkrtich Peshiktashlyan (public figure) in Constantinople. He died in 1868.
- 1870 Birth of Yeghisheh Tadevossyan (artist). He died in 1936.