Genocide (Various Languages)

Original Author

Krikor Guerguerian

Institutional Sponsor

Taner Akcam

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The speech of Attorney Cesar Bonnet, published in La Renaissance on 3 May 1919, stating that it was necessary to try the CUP Headquarter members at the Military Tribunal for crimes against humanity.

The publication of the Military Tribunal's death penalty verdict of the CUP Central Committee member Bahaddin Shakir [Bahaddin Şakir] in the Takvim-i Vekayi; he was sentenced for managing and organizing the Special Organization gangs, who were made up of convicts released from prison, as well as ensuring the annihilation of Armenians with the instructions he sent during the Genocide.

The testimony of the Special Organization Commander Husamettin Erturk [Hüsamettin Ertürk], regarding a criminal who was incorporated into the Special Organization on 12 February 1915 with the order of Erturk [Ertürk] himself.

A note written by the Principal of the German school in Aleppo, Dr. Niepage, stating that the Armenians had been deported and annihilated by orders of Talat Pasha.

The conviction of the Sheikh al-Islam by the Military Court.

The chronology of how the decisions to annihilate the Armenians were taken by the CUP.

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08 CUP - Legal Issues



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