The Polish Press and Armenian Genocide from 1895 to 1920

  • Dominika Maria Macios
Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Genocide book series (PSHG)


The Armenian Question was a very popular topic in the European press in the 19th and 20th centuries. Many articles were published in the English, Italian, French, Russian and German newspapers and magazines. Interestingly enough, interest in the issue extended beyond the countries directly involved in affairs of the Ottoman Empire. Information regarding the Armenian Question was also published in the Polish press, a press that belonged to a nation without its own territory. Poland had not existed on a political map of Europe since 1795. Polish lands were a part of the German, Austrian and Russian Empires, and Poles were citizens of those countries. Polish writers, poets, politicians and noblemen were forced to emigrate, the Polish language was abolished in official political life, and the Polish press was censored.1 Even though facing many difficulties since the Congress of Berlin (1878), the events relating to the situation of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire were widely known to the Polish public.


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