Genocide 1915
Armenian Genocide Information
The Armenian Genocide of 1915 carried out by the Ottoman Empire is a historical fact. Despite Turkish denials, it is unanimously verified by the International Association of Genocide Scholars and accepted by nations that uphold moral responsibility above political gain.

Armenian Genocide Timeline: 1919

2/1/1919 A court martial to address war crimes in convened in Constantinople.
2/6/1919 Dr. Reshid, former governor-general of Diyarbekir Province and a major war criminal, commits suicide.
2/26/1919 During the tenth session of the court martial on the Yozgat massacres, testimony was presented that the local gendarmery commander, Tevfik, had purchased 50,000 Turkish gold pounds-worth of Armenian-owned property.
3/5/1919 The eleventh session of the trial on the Yozgat massacres is held.
3/8/1919 An imperial decree is published in Constantinople calling for the court martial of the Ittihadist leaders.
3/13/1919 The Grand Vizier, Ahmet Tevfik Pasha, attempts to justify the massacres on the basis of false accusation against the Armenians.
3/24/1919 The twelfth session taking testimony on the massacres at Yozgat is held.
3/30/1919 During the Yozgat trial, shots are fired in the courtroom in an attempt to disrupt the court martial.
4/5/1919 The fifth session of the trial on the Trebizond massacres is held.
4/12/1919 Kemal Bey, the chief culprit of the Yozgat massacres, sentenced to death by the military tribunal, is publicly hanged.
4/15/1919 The court martial investigates the role of the Ittihad Party in the Armenian massacres.
5/4/1919 The second session of the tribunal investigating the Ittihad Party reveals that the Ittihad cabinet ministers were simultaneously serving as executive members of the Ittihad Party.
5/5/1919 The thirteenth session of the trial on the Trebizond massacres is held.
5/6/1919 The third session of the tribunal on the Ittihad Party reveals that the original Convention of the Ittihad had consisted of only 300 members.
5/8/1919 The fourth session of the Ittihad tribunal is held.
5/8/1919 180,000 Turkish gold pounds are requisitioned from the Tejeddut Party.
5/8/1919 The fifth session of the Ittihad tribunal and the trial of the Young Turk propagandist, Zia Gokalp, is held.
5/11/1919 The sixteenth session of the trial on the Trebizond massacres is held.
5/15/1919 The eighteenth session of the trial on the Trebizond massacres is held.
5/19/1919 A mass meeting of 100,000 persons organized by Constantinople Police Department protests the May 14 landing of the Greek Army at Smyrna.
5/19/1919 Mustafa Kemal lands at Samsun on assignment from the Ministry of War and the Grand Vizier in Constantinople as inspector-general of central Anatolia. Kemal begins organizing new Turkish armies to oppose the Allies. Former Ittihadist leaders join forces with Kemal.
5/28/1919 On the first anniversary of independence, the Republic of Armenia declares the unification of Caucasian and Turkish Armenia.
6/10/1919 Talaat, Enver, Jemal, and Dr. Nazim, charged with war crimes by the Turkish court martial, are condemned to death in absentia.
7/1/1919 The Constantinople branch of the Ittihad Party plans to send Javid, Dr. Adnan, and his wife Halide Hanum, as their delegates to the Congress convened in Sivas by Mustafa Kemal. To escape trial for war crimes, Javid had been in hiding in Turkey for eight months following the Armistice.
8/3/1919 The trial on the Kharput massacres begins. Halil Pasha is heard as a witness. Evidence is introduced revealing that Behaeddin Shakir used two separate ciphers, one for use with the Sublime Porte, the other for use with the War Ministry.
8/13/1919 Halil Pasha and Kuchuk Talaat, both accused war criminals, escape from Constantinople to join Kemal's forces.
11/2/1919 Jelal Bey (the former governor-general of Aleppo Province until May 1915, when he had resigned in protest against the order to exterminate the Armenians, whereupon he had been transported to Konia (Konya), where he had remained in office until the end of 1916) was appointed Governor-general of Aleppo Province again.
12/1/1919 Francois Georges-Picot, former French High Commissioner in Syria, and Mustafa Kemal hold a secret meeting in Sivas concerning the status of Cilicia. Kemal demands that the French Army including the Armenian volunteer forces serving with it be withdrawn. Picot agrees, leaving defenseless the Armenian survivors in Cilicia, who had returned home from their ordeals in the desert.