AMED TIMES -   The Düden Fountain, 107 kilometres from the centre of Diyarbakır, is remembered as a symbol of the atrocities committed during the Armenian Genocide in 1915. The claim that many Armenians were thrown alive into this well during the genocide still haunts people 109 years later. This tragic event, which is one of the most painful memories of the region, emphasises the brutality and inhumane dimension of the genocide.

The Düden Well, located in the Çüngüş district of Diyarbakır, represents a pain intertwined with history, carrying the traces of the Armenian Genocide that began on April 24, 1915. The brutality witnessed during the genocide has been etched into memory as a tragedy where thousands of innocent lives were lost. Allegations suggest that during these tragic events, many Armenians were thrown alive into the Düden Well in the Çüngüş district of Diyarbakır.

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Despite the passing years, the dramatic story revolving around that well has not been erased from the memory of the local people. According to the accounts passed down by the community, the Düden Well has become a historical event that people of all ages first learn about. The traces of the genocide are still felt fresh and deeply even after years have passed. Thousands of people gathered around the well continue to remember this painful past that lies beneath every stone.

The Düden Well has become a monument that unforgettablely preserves the painful memories of the massacre. Even today, the melancholic silence lingering around that well continues to remind visitors of the traces of the past.

Kaynak: AMED TIMES