About 100 years ago, more than a million Armenians were slaughtered by Ottoman Turks. Despite the fact the event took place about a century ago, ill-fated feelings between Armenians and the Turks remain, especially during the time Armenians commemorate the event. The Inquisitr reported the latest on the century anniversary of the Armenian slaughter, including Pope Francis calling it “genocide.” The pope’s words favored Armenians, unlike Starbucks who felt their disdain for portraying Armenian women under the symbol of Turkey in one of their promotions.
Now, there is recent news that the United Nations (UN) chief is recognizing the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks. However, the chief only considers such as an “atrocity crime,” avoiding the view that Pope Francis and others have taken who call it “genocide.”