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Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies


  • Talat's Order

    Talat's Order

    September 16, 1916

    To the Government Aleppo:

    It was at first communicated to you that the Government, by order of the Jemiet (Young Turk Committee), had decided to destroy completely all the Armenian living in  Turkey... An end must be put to their existence, however criminal the  measures taken may be, and no regard must be paid to either age or sex, nor to conscientious scruples.

    Minister of Interior,


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