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In Turkey, there was legislation enacted to prevent people from talking about the genocide, with threats of prison for anyone who "publicly denigrates Turkishness, the Republic or the Grand National Assembly of Turkey."

TheForgotten.org
This elaborate multimedia feature about the events of 1915 includes excerpts from an ABC news program, images of victims and testimonies of survivors.

Turkey's Position on Armenian Allegations
The Republic of Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides the country's official position on Armenia's efforts to ensure the events of 1915 be considered a "genocide". The ministry states that "Turkey is of the view that parliaments and other political institutions are not the appropriate fora to debate and pass judgments on disputed periods of history."

Frequently Asked Questions about the Armenian Genocide
This site, produced by the Armenian National Institute (ANI), provides detailed information about the events that led up to the violence in 1915 -- where it happened, how it ended and international reaction. There are also links to maps, photos, timelines, and memorials collected from across the world. According to its website, the ANI is "dedicated to the study, research and affirmation of the Armenian Genocide."

BBC News: Armenian Row Threatens U.S.-Turkish Ties
The BBC's Jonathan Marcus explains how a decision by the U.S. House of Representatives to label mass killings of Armenians in 1915 as genocide could affect U.S. relations with Turkey and limit strategic access in the country for operations in neighboring Iraq.

"Turkey: Armenia Ties Could end Genocide Resolutions"
In this Associated Press story published in The International Herald Tribune, Turkey's Foreign Minister Al Babacan said forging diplomatic ties with Armenia might put an end to political resolutions accusing Ottoman Turks of genocide.

Hardtalk in Turkey: Orhan Pamuk
Interviewed on a BBC talkshow, Turkish author Orhan Pamuk talks about his arrest for insulting Turkey with statements he made about the Armenian genocide.