Friday, May 11, 2012

"Macedonia in Grip of Anarchy ... Hundreds of Greeks Have Been Tortured to Death" article - Chicago Daily Tribune, November 24, 1904


Published in the Chicago Daily Tribune, November 24, 1904

MACEDONIA IN GRIP OF ANARCHY
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Since Introduction of Reforms Hundreds
of Greeks Have Been Tortured
to Death.
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Washington, D.C., Nov. 23 - A report received in Washington through crucial sources says that a state of anarchy has become epidemic throughout Macedonia.  Since the introduction of reforms hundreds of Greeks of the better class have been tortured to death or burned alive by Bulgarian bands.  As a result the Greeks have taken the law into their own hands.  Over 1,000 men in the last month have crossed the Greek frontier with the object of retaliating and protecting their own countrymen.



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