“The Armenians were treated like dogs and pigs”

The British ethnographer, William Ramsay, writing in the late 1890s after having visited the Ottoman Empire, described the conditions of the Armenians: “Turkish rule…meant unutterable contempt… The Armenians (and Greeks) were dogs and pigs…to be spat upon, if their shadow darkened a Turk, to be outraged, to be the mats on which he wiped the… Read More “The Armenians were treated like dogs and pigs”