TELLS HOW TURKS TORTURED GREEKS
Prelate's Letter Describes Atrocities in Hellenic territory of Black Sea.
POPULATION IS SCATTERED
Declares Deportations into Snowy Covered Lands Replaces Openly Brutal Outrages.

The New York Times
July 5, 1919

   Atrocities   perpetrated  by  the  Turks
against  the  Greeks  in  the  Black   Sea
territories   are  described  in  a letter of
His  Grace Germanos,  Lord  Archbishop
of  Amassia  and   Samsoun, in  a  letter
sent   from  Constantinople   to   M.Con-
stantinides, President of the Pont-Euxine
Unredeemed Greeks Committee. A copy
of the letter was received from  London
by   Sava  Kehaya,   President   of   the
Greek-American   Pontus  League,  120
Broadway.
   The letter follows in part:
"Euxinus  Pontus  has  undergone    the
greatest calamities  and  disasters,  not
only   from   the   all-powerful   Turkish
party of  'Union and  Progress', but also
from all  the  Turkish  people. The Turk-
ish people, after having hacked to death
a million Armenians,  organised and are
still organising  according  to  the  same
methods,  similar  outrages.  They were
led, but only according to their  own in-
stincts,  by the  Government  of Talaat,
Enver,  Djemal, and their accomplices."

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