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U.S. Media Coverage

Coverage of the Turkish atrocities was extensive by the American Press. Over 194 news articles appeared in the New York Times.

Appeal to Turks to Stop Massacres April 28, 1915 New York Times
Morgenthau Intercedes April 29, 1915 "
6,000 Armenians Killed May 17, 1915 "
Allies to Punish Turks who Murder May 24, 1915 "
Wholesale Massacres of Armenians by Turks July 29, 1915 "
Report Turks Shot Women and Children August 4, 1915 "
Burn 1,000 Armenians August 20, 1915 "
Armenians Sent to Desert to Perish August 18, 1915 "
Turks Depopulate Towns of Armenia August 27, 1915 "
1,500,000 Armenians Starve September 5, 1915 "
Answer Morgenthau by Hanging Armenians September 16, 1915 "
Mission Board Told of Turkish Horrors September 17, 1915 "
500,000 Armenians Said to Have Perished September 24, 1915 "
The Depopulation of Armenia September 27, 1915 "
Armenian Women Put Up at Auction September 29, 1915 "
Armenian Officials Murdered by Turks September 30, 1915 "
Annihilation of Armenians Threatened October 2, 1915 The Survey
Death of the Armenian People October 2, 1915 Literary Digest
Government Sends Plea for Armenia October 5, 1915 New York Times
800,000 Armenians Counted Destroyed October 7, 1915 "
Send $100,000 to Aid Armenian Refugees October 9, 1915 "
Spare Armenians Pope Asks Sultan October 11, 1915 "
Turkish Officials Deny Atrocities October 15, 1915 "
The Assassination of a Race October 18, 1915 The Independent
Turkey Bars Red Cross October 19, 1915 New York Times
Only 200,000 Armenians Left in Turkey October 22, 1915 "
Germany Says She Cannot Stop Turks October 22, 1915 "
Who Can Save Armenia? October 30, 1915 Literary Digest
Aid for Armenians Blocked by Turkey November 1, 1915 New York Times
Pope May Make New Plea to Kaiser December 9, 1915 "
Million Armenians Killed or in Exile December 15, 1915 "
500 Armenians Slain Under Turkish Order January 15, 1916 "
Murder of Armenia February 5, 1916 Living Age
Saw Armenians Go Starving to Exile February 6, 1916 New York Times
Turkey's Treatment of the Armenians July 5, 1916 The Outlook
Signs of Death in Turkey October 1916 Missionary Review
Protest of German Teachers November 1916 Current History
Why the Armenians Were Killed November 11, 1916 Literary Digest
Turkish Foreign Minister's Defense December 1916 Current History
Must Armenia Perish? June 23, 1917 The Independence
A Call to Rescue Armenia September 29, 1917 Literary Digest
The Rescue of Armenia November 1917 Missionary Review
Armenians Killed with Axes by Turks November 1917 Current History
How Your Gift is Saving the Armenians March 9, 1917 Literary Digest
Ten Million Dollars for Relief July 1918 Missionary Review
Sultan Searching Out Authors of Killing December 7, 1918 New York Times
Saw Armenians Drowned in Groups February 3, 1919 "
"Ravished Armenia" in Film February 15, 1919 "
Turkey Condemns its War Leaders July 13, 1919 "
Shall Armenia Perish? February 28, 1920 The Independent
Will Armenia be Saved? August 1921 Missionary Review
Armenia's Tragic Finish February 25, 1922 Literary Digest
Crimes of Turkish Misrule October, 1922 Current History

1895 Erzeroum Massacres

MassacreBottom:  Harpers Weekly, December 14, 1895 (page 1248).  The Erzeroum Armenian victims of the massacres are buried in a mass grave in Erzeroum cemetery.  From 1895-96, 150,000 innocent Armenians were killed by Turkish government soldiers without provocation (Censored).

 

 

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