Turkish Trails Begin -nyt19190212

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Governor of Diarbekir First to be Arraigned for Massacres

FEBRUARY 12, 1919

PARIS, Feb. 11. -- The trial of those responsible for the Armenian massacres by the Turks has begun in Constantinople. The leader of the Turkish officials being tried at present is Keimal Bey, Governor of Diarbekir.

The prosecutor in opening the trial, said it was necessary to punish the authors of the massacres which had filled the whole world with a feeling of horror.

A hard copy of this article or hundreds of others from the time of the Armenian Genocide can be found in The Armenian Genocide: News Accounts From The American Press: 1915-1922