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Netflix’s New Drama Delves into the Pogrom of Greeks in Istanbul

A new Turkish historical drama series screened on Netflix delves into the pogrom suffered by the Greeks of Istanbul in September 1955. Despite the highly sensitive subject, the second season of “The Club” drew little reaction in Turkey and remained...

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.

New Turkish Landmark Law to Give Greek Minority Right to Choose Their Own Leaders

A new draft bill is planned in Turkey to lift state intervention into non-Muslim affairs in a landmark move that will give minority communities more freedom. Non-Muslim minority community representatives met with a Turkish government minister on Wednesday in the...

Newly Published Book Documents Istanbul Pogrom of 1955

Istos Publishing House has published a book in Turkish entitled "Dimitrios Kalumenos'un Objektifinden 6/7 Eylül 1955" (Sept. 6-7, 1955, from the Lens of Dimitrios Kalumenos), which contains a rich collection of photographs provided by former patriarch photographer Dimitrios Kalumenos. The...

1st Divine Liturgy Held for Victims of 1955 Pogroms Against Greek Orthodox Turks

A memorial Divine Liturgy was held at the Yeniköy Panayia Greek Orthodox Church in İstanbul on Sunday for the first time in Turkey to commemorate the lives lost during the pogroms targeting İstanbul's Greek Orthodox Turks in 1955. Greek Orthodox...