Anatomy of Denial: Manipulating Sources and Manufacturing a Rebellion

@article{Kaligian2014AnatomyOD,
  title={Anatomy of Denial: Manipulating Sources and Manufacturing a Rebellion},
  author={Dikran M. Kaligian},
  journal={Genocide Studies International},
  year={2014},
  volume={8},
  pages={208 - 223}
}
Turkey’s and Sudan’s governments use similar genocide denial tactics. This article, by closely examining Turkey’s tactic of claiming an Armenian rebellion, can help scholars combat similar claims by Sudan. Deniers claim the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) fomented a rebellion, but they elide the fact that Turkey’s ruling party tried to recruit the ARF to form a fifth column behind Russian lines. They also dismiss as a subterfuge the ARF World Congress decision that Ottoman and Russian… Expand
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