ARRESTS OF HIGH OFFICIALS
IMPLICATED IN MASSACRES
Daily Observer (NSW, 2 May 1919, page 2.
Reuter's Constantinople correspondent wired on April 18: The Porte is doing its utmost to rehabilitate itself in the eyes of the Western nations, and is hoping still to influence the Peace Conference favorably to Turkey. Arrests of officials of the Union regime who were implicated in the massacres of the Armenians and Greeks are the order of the day. Several important arrests have been made the last few days, including Abbas Halim Pasha (ex-Minister of Public Works) and Ismail Kemal Bey (Governor of Sivias) who will be court martialled.