GREEKS AND ARMENIANS.
19 Dec 1918, p. 4.
LONDON, December 5.
Reuter has received from a Greek
source figures showing that in the
spring of 1914 the Turks deported
700,000 Greeks, of whom 500,000 are
now refugees in Greece. From the
beginning of the war to the end of
1917 the Turks had deported 2,140,000
Greeks and Armenians, of whom
900,000 Greeks had been massacred.
Further, 200,000 mobilised Greeks
had been put to death or had died of
their sufferings. A great number of
women and children had been convert-
ed forcibly to Islamism. Others had
been killed or had committed suicide.
The property of Greeks taken by the
Turks and Germans was valued at
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