Armenian Intellectuals killed during Genocide
The Armenian Genocide also known as the Armenian Holocaust, the Armenian Massacres and, by Armenians, the Great Calamity refers to the deliberate and systematic destruction of the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire during and just after World War I.
The deportation of Armenian notables also known as the Red Sunday (Armenian: Կարմիր Կիրակի Garmir Giragi) is an event during theArmenian Genocide when leaders of the Armenian community of the Ottoman capital, Constantinople, and later other locations were arrested and moved to two holding centers near Ankara upon the order of the Minister of the Interior Mehmed Talaat Bey of April 24, 1915. With the adoption of the Tehcir Law on 29 May 1915, they were later relocated, within the Empire and most of them killed. 24 April is observed as aGenocide Remembrance Day, to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire.