“Commanded by my Mother’s Corpse”: Talaat Pasha, or the Revenge Assassination of a Condemned Man

@article{Garibian2018CommandedBM,
  title={“Commanded by my Mother’s Corpse”: Talaat Pasha, or the Revenge Assassination of a Condemned Man},
  author={S{\'e}vane Garibian},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={20},
  pages={220 - 235}
}
  • S. Garibian
  • Published 3 April 2018
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Genocide Research
ABSTRACT Talaat Pasha, the chief instigator of the Armenian genocide, died at the hands of an assassin in 1921 in Berlin, where he was living in hiding under a false name. His killer, the survivor and avenger of the genocide, Soghomon Tehlirian, sought to use his own trial as a platform to condemn the acts of the murderer of his people – a murderer who had already been sentenced to death in absentia in his own country by a court martial in Constantinople. This perpetrator now lies in a… 

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