RECORDS ABOUT THE HISTORY OF DEPORTATIONS AND MASSACRES – 2017-4

Massacres at Ras al-Ain

Summary

Aram A. Andonian
Publication, introduction and notes are prepared by Mihran A. Minassian
The previously unpublished testimony of Aram Andonian, writer, historinan, editor
and national-cultural figure from Constantinople, the survivor of the Armenian genocide, is presented in the first part of the publication. It describes the situation and massacre of the deported Armenians at Ras al-Ain concentration camp. The name list of organizers and implementers of this massacre with specific crime ascribed to each person is given in the second part of the publication.

Ras al-Ain is considered as the second largest slaughterhouse after Deir ez-Zor. According to Aram Andonian, about 70,000 Armenians have been massacred there, not including the number of tens of thousands of people who died as a result of epidemics and famine.

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