Brutality and Desire pp Cite as. The above quote, taken from a letter written 6 August by F. Jackson in Aleppo, encapsulates much of what was the Armenian genocide — the killing of 1—1. But when it comes to massive extermination campaigns like the Armenian genocide, the Holocaust, and the Rwandan genocide, gendered aspects have usually been downplayed in scholarly works.
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Armenian Girls Tell Of Massacres - The New York Times, 1 juni
A statement issued by the Committee says that the women whose stories are now made p[public, were released by their masters or rescued by allied troops. As fast as possible they are being gathered up by the Committee's relief workers and placed in homes established for their care. A late telegram said that fifteen such homes have been established in Asia Minor. Loyal L. Wirt, member of an expedition sent to Turkey by the Committee. They were taken down as related by Dr.
‘A Fate Worse Than Dying’: Sexual Violence during the Armenian Genocide
During the Armenian Genocide which occurred in the Ottoman Empire , led at the time by the Young Turks , the Turkish armed forces, militias, and members of the public engaged in a systematic campaign of genocidal rape against female Armenians and children of both sexes. Before the genocide had begun one method used to intimidate the Armenian population was sexual humiliation. Heinrich Bergfeld , the German Consul to Trabzon reported "the numerous rapes of women and girls," which crime he regarded as being part of a plan for "the virtually complete extermination of the Armenians. In the years between and the Patriarch of Armenia submitted letters to the Sublime Porte asking for help to protect the Armenians from the violent abuse and social and political injustice they were subjected to. He requested the people be protected from "brigandage, murder, abduction and rape of women and children, confiscatory taxes, and fraud and extortion by local officials.