Recognizing the Armenian Genocide

by U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr.

April 24th marks the 92nd anniversary of the first genocide of the 20th Century. From 1915 until 1923 the Ottoman Empire tortured and killed 1.5 million Armenians and forced over 500,000 from their homeland into exile. These facts are undisputable, but, to this day, the U.S. Congress has never properly recognized the Armenian Genocide.

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