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The 1915 Genocide in the Post-war Ottoman Press and in Parliamentary Records (1918–1919)

  • Suzan Meryem Rosita AlJadeeah
  • Sait Çetinoğlu
Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Genocide book series (PSHG)

Abstract

Although modern-day Turkey continues to deny the Armenian genocide, Turkey was actually the first country to condemn it. During the years 1919–1921 Turkey held more than 60 trials in an attempt to prosecute war criminals, including accusations of the deportation and mass killing of Armenians. In our essay, we want to draw attention to the period right before these trials started. In current scholarship this period is often overlooked, nevertheless it is an extremely important one in terms of localized discussions of the Armenian massacres in the Istanbul press, memoirs of statesmen, testimonies of regional leaders, and parliamentary discussions.

Keywords

Party Secretary Turkish People Funeral Ceremony Armenian Genocide Armenian Survivor 
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  • Suzan Meryem Rosita AlJadeeah
  • Sait Çetinoğlu

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