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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org Title: Correspondence Relating to Executions in Turkey for Apostacy from Islamism Author: Various Release Date: January 18, 2007 [EBook #20394] Language: French and English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO *** Produced by John Bechard (JaBBechard@aol.com) CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO EXECUTIONS IN TURKEY FOR APOSTACY FROM ISLAMISM. [stamped:] BIBLIOTHÈQUE DU PALAIS DE LA PAIX Presented to the House of Lords, by Her Majesty’s Command. May, 1844. LONDON: PRINTED BY T.
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1. _Sir Stratford Canning to the Earl of Aberdeen_.--(_Received September_ 20.) (Extract.) _Buyukderé, August_ 27, 1843. Within the last few days an execution has taken place at Constantinople under circumstances which have occasioned much excitement and indignation among the Christian inhabitants.
The sufferer was an Armenian youth of eighteen or twenty years, who having, under fear of punishment, declared himself a Turk, went to the Island of Syra, and returning, after an absence of some length, resumed his former religion.
Apprehensive of the danger but resolved not to deny his real faith a second time, he kept out of sight till accident betrayed him to the police, and he was then thrown into prison.
In spite of threats, promises, and blows, he there maintained his resolution, refused to save his life by a fresh disavowal of Christianity, and was finally decapitated in one of the most frequented parts of the city ...





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