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Greek Genocide

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 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. They used a dialect of Turkish in combination with the Greek alphabet. Starting as far back as 1071, Turks began settling in...

How 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.

The Extermination of Pontic Greeks was a Genocide

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

The Incredible Stories of Thousands of Greek Orphans Taken Abroad

Tens of thousands of ethnically-Greek orphans -- or, more often, children who were simply without fathers, due to war or other causes -- were taken abroad

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. Credit: Public DomainThousands of Greeks living on the Gallipoli peninsula...

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.

Greeks, Cypriots of Australia Call on PM Morrison to Recognize Genocide

The Greek and Cypriot communities in Australia urged Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday to recognize the genocide carried out against Armenians, Assyrians, Greeks and other Christian minorities by the Ottomans in the early 20th century. In a letter to...

The Nationalist Turk Who Discovered His Greek Roots

Ibrahim Yaylali was a nationalist Turk who discovered his Greek roots and made a 180-degree turn, becoming an activist for human rights

Australia’s Parliament Calls for the Recognition of the Greek Genocide

Six speakers of Australia's Parliament approved earlier in the week the nation's first-ever motion for the government to officially acknowledge the Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Genocides. The motion's success with the Australian Parliament's House of Representatives is due to the...