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Istanbul Pogrom

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.

Turkey’s Kristallnacht: When Greeks Were Targeted at the Istanbul Pogrom

On September 6 1955 the Polites, short for Konstantinoupolites, namely the Greeks of Istanbul, were targeted in a violent pogrom carefully fabricated by the Turkish Security Service. In what had been described as Turkey’s Kristallnacht, riots that lasted two days...

On this Day in 1955: Greeks Targeted at the Istanbul Pogrom (photos)

52 years ago the Greek minority in Istanbul was targeted in a crisis carefully fabricated by the Turkish Security Service. In what had been described as Turkey’s Kristallnacht, riots that lasted two days on September 6 and 7 targeted the...