Genocide (Armenian Telegrams)

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Krikor Guerguerian

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Taner Akcam

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Regarding the attacks carried out by the Armenians of Kanlica Farm [Kanlıca Çiftlik] andKayapunar against the villagers of Masrades; that these events had been exaggerated in the reports given to the headquarters; that the abandoned properties of the emptied villages had been destroyed; that an Inspector be sent to investigate these events; and that according to the information he had received, the police were responsible for these acts.

Regarding the following topics: that the social tranquility was in tact; that the problem was rooted in a misunderstanding of the events that took place in Terzili; that not only the police officers, but also the population had benefited from the destruction; that the population had worried because those who had fled into the mountains had shouted that gangs were coming; however, that no blood had been spilled in the county; and that an ordinance should be given for there to be an investigation into these events.

It asks whether the aforementioned 51 Armenians had been conviced by the Military Tribunal, and whether their deportation was seen as necessary.

Regarding the fact that Armenian fugitives had attacked the Townships of Muncusun and Erkelet upon the memo received by the Kayseri District Governor, and regarding the dispatchal of forces to the area.

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14 Genocide - Armenian Telegrams VIII



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