"Hearing one person tell their story gave a completely different perspective to what happened, as it wasn't about statistics or about a nation as a whole, but one person who lost his family and home." ~O. Avery (student)

US House of Foreign Affairs passes non-binding resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

In a 23-22 vote, the US House of Foreign Affairs passed a non-binding resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide on Friday March 5, calling for President Obama to officially recognize the genocide. The White House pressured the committee not to pass it, claiming it would damage Turkish-American relations.

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The British PoW who broke into Auschwitz — and survived

An amazing story from the Times Online about Denis Avey who, in 1944, swapped identities with a Dutch Jew, infiltrated and then escaped Auschwitz in order to gather intelligence for Britain.

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