Of 100 Greeks in Asia Minor is
Reported by Refugees Who
Arrive in Athens.
The Daily Telegram.
June 16, 1914, p.1.
By Associated Press.
ATHENS, June 16. - Greek
refugees from Asia Minor today
brought reports of the massacre by
Turks of 100 Greeks, including
priests, old men and children, in the
town of Phokia, twenty-five miles
north-west of Smyrna. The town,
according to the official report, was
invaded by a horde of armed men,
who looted and then set fire to all
the buildings. They are said to have
been assisted by the Turkish police.
The inhabitants, most of whom were
Greeks, fled, leaving their property
behind them, and 3,800 of them have
reached Salonika. They declared
that the bodies of the massacred
people were thrown into wells. The
refugees, many of whom were suffe-
ring from wounds, were in a state of
The Daily Telegram. (Clarksburg, W. Va.), 16 June 1914. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.
The Massacre at Foça 1914
The 1914 cleansing of Aegean Greeks as a case of violent Turkification.
Le Sac de Phocée: et L'expulsion des Grecs Ottomans d'Asie-Mineure en Juin 1914.
Phocée 1913 - 1920; Le témoignage de Félix Sartiaux.
Félix Sartiaux: An Eye-Witness to the Massacre of Greeks at Foça