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Martyred Armenia

Martyred Armenia by Fa'iz El-Ghusein
By: (1883-1968)

This is a first hand account of the Armenian Genocide written by a Syrian who had been a Turkish official for three and a half years. His accounts tell of the worst of humanity, and also of the noblest. The noble include families who courageously support each other in the face of death, and Turks who refuse to follow orders to kill, knowing that they shall be executed themselves for their defiance.

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MARTYRED ARMENIA

BY FÀ'IZ EL GHUSEIN BEDOUIN NOTABLE OF DAMASCUS

Translated from the Original Arabic All Rights of Translation Reserved

NEW YORK GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY MCMXVIII

FOREWORD

I am a Bedouin, a son of one of the Heads of the tribe of El Sulût, who dwell in El Lejât, in the Haurân territory. Like other sons of tribal Chiefs, I entered the Tribal School at Constantinople, and subsequently the Royal College. On the completion of my education, I was attached to the staff of the Vali of Syria (or Damascus), on which I remained for a long while. I was then Kaimakâm of Mamouret el Azîz (Kharpout), holding this post for three and a half years, after which I practised as a lawyer at Damascus, my partners being Shukri Bey El Asli and Abdul Wahhâb Bey El Inglîzi. I next became a member of the General Assembly at that place, representing Haurân, and later a member of the Committee of that Assembly. On the outbreak of the war, I was ordered to resume my previous career, that is, the duties of Kaimakâm, but I did not comply, as I found the practice of the law more advantageous in many ways and more tranquil... Continue reading book >>


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