21 Jan 1920: Turks Sentence Two Leaders For Organizing Massacres, New York Times

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TURKS SENTENCE TWO LEADERS
FOR ORGANIZING MASSACRES

New York Times
Jan 21, 1920


       CONSTANTINOPLE, Jan. 19.-
The trial by  court-martial   of   Be-
haeddin   Chakir   and   Dr.  Nazim,
Directors   of  the  Committee   of
Union Progress, on charges of hav-
ing  organized  massacres of Arme-
nians and  Greeks  during the war,
ended today with their conviction.
Both men are at present refugees
in Germany.
Behaeddin  Chakir  was sentenced
to death, and  Dr Nazim to fifteen
years' imprisonment at hard labour.


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