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* CAIRO, Apn7 14. One of the most striking features of the demonstrations was the participation of many Egyptian women. A most unusual incident was a; harem lady addressing a large gathering outside the Sultan's palace. None anticipated that harem ladies would be drawn into the arena of politics. The houses of Armenians were systematically searched out by tho mob and attacked. The Armenians are terrorised; and all have now been placed under military protection. Thirteen Nationalist leaders are being sent to Marseilles. It is hoped their departure - will help to calm the peqple's passions. A mob at Cairo killed five British soldiers, including two unarmed Indians. At Alexandria a mob attacked the troops, who fired, killing 17 and wounding many. Order was finally restored. Four hundred arrests have been made at Assiout in connection with the recent riots and plundering.' -A.,.-'

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 19 April 1919

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LEADERS DEPORTED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 19 April 1919