SET CNN STRAIGHT


Gripping Documentary by
Christiane Amanpour
Covers
the History of Mass Slaughter;
Neglects Armenian Genocide

A powerful new CNN documentary, "Scream Bloody Murder," anchored by Christiane Amanpour, premiered on tonight (9:00 p.m. ET/PT). The program offered a compelling look at genocide throughout history, with a special focus on those who witnessed and warned the world about these atrocities.

Sadly, however, in a disservice to it millions of viewers, CNN neglected to include the Armenian Genocide as the first such event, despite the fact that it was this atrocity that first prompted international lawyer Raphael Lemkin to coin the word "genocide," and to work toward the eventual adoption of the U.N. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

TAKE ACTION:

1) Post your question on CNN iReport

Ask Christiane Amanpour a question about this serious shortcoming in her documentary through CNN iReport, an interactive feature that allows you to post video and text viewable by the millions of visitors to CNN’s website. Your posting will also be searchable on Google News.


View an effective CNN iReport posting commenting on "Scream Bloody Murder".

2) Write directly to CNN’s editors

Send a free ANCA WebFax to CNN’s leadership pointing out this shortcoming and asking them to address this gap in their reporting in future coverage of genocide-related issues.

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