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The Karamanlides: Orthodox, Turkish-Speaking People Native to Anatolia

A group of people native to Anatolia, the Karamanlides, are believed by many to be Turkish speaking Greeks. The used a dialect of Turkish that was written in Greek letters. Starting as far back as 1071, Turks began settling in...

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...

Smyrna Catastrophe: Genocide of Greeks in Asia Minor Remembered

Today marks 99 years since the Catastrophe of Smyrna, when Greeks were forced to flee the city due to a fire set by Turkish forces.

September 6, 1955: The Violent Istanbul Pogrom Against Greeks

In 1955, the Greek population of the city of Istanbul were the victims of a heinous pogrom that resulted in the suffering and death of many.

The Greek Genocide as Recorded in US Navy Diaries

The Smyrna Catastrophe and other acts of the Greek Genocide were witnessed by US Navy officers; their diaries document the atrocities.

Ernest Hemingway Witnessed the Greek Genocide

Ernest Hemingway  witnessed at first hand as a journalist the displacement of the Greeks from their ancestral homelands of Asia Minor.

Greek Evzones Dressed in Pontic Costume Honor Victims of Genocide

Hundreds of people gathered in Athens’ Syntagma Square to mark the Pontian Genocide and watch the evzones dressed in Pontic costumes

Greece Remembers the Greek Genocide of Pontus

The Remembrance day for the Greek Genocide of Pontus was honored on Wednesday. The Hellenic Parliament will be lit up to mark the occasion.

Greek Genocide and the Importance of Remembrance Days

The Greek Parliament has designated May 19th as a day of remembrance for the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus, the region of Asia Minor.

The Greek Genocide and Extermination of Pontic Greeks

The Greek genocide and the Pontic genocide instigated by the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish national movement is a dark moment for Greece