Ahmed Djemal, the Minister of Marine, was the third in the Committee for Union and Progress triumvirate. Djemal graduated from the Ottoman Military Academy and was regarded as the cruelest of the three. In 1919, he was sentenced to death in absentia by Turkish Court Martial for his role in the genocide. According to Henry Morgenthau Snr, at Djemal’s insistence “…the Turkish Government began the deliberate effort to remove all Greeks from the seashores of Asia Minor.”  He was assassinated in Tbilisi in 1922.


David Lloyd George - Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

“...tens of thousands of men, women and children have been deported, and tens of thousands have died. It was pure deliberate extermination.”

House of Commons, 4 August 1922.