Governors, County Executives / Valiler-Kaymakamlar

Title

Governors 03

Original Author

Krikor Guerguerian

Institutional Sponsor

Taner Akcam

Publication Date

4-2-2018

Summary

A coded telegram dated 30 May 1915 [17 Mayis 1915] that was signed by Diyarbakır Governor-General Resit [Reşit] and sent to Adana Governor-General İsmail Hakki Bey was deciphered by the ministry and presented here.

News From Van has not be forthcoming; some of the regions have been depopulated; the gangs of the Armenians hold a very strong and solid position; Halil Bey's division has entered the province of Van, a division has been sent to Bitlis by way of Diyarbekir [Diyarbakır]; he doesn't understand the policy of moving Armenians from one location to the next; he believes that 'these traitors to the country" must be destroyed by taking advantage of the current chaos. He is pursuing this and accepts in full the responsibility for taking this position.

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