Original Author

Krikor Guerguerian

Institutional Sponsor

Taner Akcam

Publication Date



There is no evidence whatsoever of a rebellion occuring in the county of Bogazlian [Boğazlıyan]. Practically all of the Armenian villages that are part of the county have been cleared out by the County Executive and the Township Directors. The children of Armenian families cannot even venture out in front of their homes much less go about in the villages where they live. As a result of these upsetting circumstances, the Armenian villages have been very badly looted by the Gendarmerie, the Circassian officers and the Muslim population. The army unit Commander's Office reported that the state coffers will be very negatively affected by this situation.

It has become clear from the telegram sent by the Branch Presidential Office that 3,660 Armenians were killed in the town and villages of Bogazlian [Boğazlıyan] up until now at the direction of the Bogazlian [Boğazlıyan] County Executive.



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