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The Ethnic Cleansing of Greeks from Gallipoli in 1915

  Thousands of Greeks living on the Gallipoli peninsula in modern-day Turkey were victims of the ethnic cleansing and genocide of minorities, particularly Greeks, Armenians, and Assyrians, in Asia Minor. By John Williams The facts are that in a period which began...

Canada Honors Brave Nurse Who Saved Thousands of Greeks and Armenians During Genocide

A bronze statue of Sara Corning, a nurse who saved thousands of Armenian and Greek orphans during the Genocide in Ottoman Turkey, will be erected in the Canadian city of Yarmouth. The bronze statue, created by Garen Bedrossian, an Armenian...

Pontic Greeks in Thessaloniki Commemorate 100 Years Since Genocide

Hundreds of Pontic Greeks gathered in central Thessaloniki on Wednesday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the genocide perpetrated by the Turks upon their ancestors. The crowd formed a human chain with the letter “G”, for Genocide, and later formed the...

Pavlopoulos Calls for Pontic-Greek Genocide Apology

"We do not forget the shameful crime and its victims," Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Friday in his message ahead of the May 19 Remembrance Day of the Genocide of Pontian Greeks. He also called on those responsible for...

Wording Issue Over Asia Minor "Genocide" Causes Greek Parliament Controversy

A wording issue concerning the definition September 14 as the day of remembrance of the Asia Minor disaster in the 1920s, led to a huge row in parliament between the Speaker Bureau, and main opposition New Democracy party. The parliament...