ARRESTS OF HIGH OFFICIALS
IMPLICATED IN MASSACRES
Daily Observer (NSW,
2 May 1919, page 2.
Reuter's Constantinople correspon-
dent wired on April 18: The Porte is
doing its utmost to rehabilitate itself in
the eyes of the Western nations, and is
hoping still to influence the Peace Con-
ference favorably to Turkey.
Arrests of officials of the Union re-
gime who were implicated in the mass-
acres of the Armenians and Greeks are
the order of the day. Several import-
ant arrests have been made the last
few days, including Abbas Halim Pasha
(ex-Minister of Public Works) and
Ismail Kemal Bey (Governor of Sivias)
who will be court martialled.