HC Deb 24 March 1884 vol 286 c583

asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. Whether Her Majesty's Government will instruct Lord Dufferin to use his good offices at the Porte to procure the release of the Greek subjects, natives of Epirus and Thessaly, who, contrary to the amnesty stipulated in Article 17 of the Convention between the Great Powers and the Ottoman Government for the settlement of the Frontier between Greece and Turkey, have for more than two years been held in prison in Constantinople for having taken part in the demonstration made in honour of the annexation of their native provinces to Greece?


Sir, Lord Dufferin will be instructed to furnish a Report upon the facts of the case to which my hon. Friend refers.