2 May 1919: Arrests of High Officials, Daily Observer

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TURKEY'S MANOEUVRES
ARRESTS OF HIGH OFFICIALS
IMPLICATED IN MASSACRES

Daily Observer (NSW,
2 May 1919, page 2.


(Reuter's Telegram).

                                LONDON, Thursday.
     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.


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