Greece Vows to Fight for Recognition of the Pontian Genocide
Greece vowed on Friday to continue the fight for the recognition of the Pontian Genocide by the international community. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that Greece will fight for international recognition until Remembrance Day becomes Vindication Day. "This year we commemorate...
Greece Marks Pontic Genocide as Turkey Claims it Distorts History
Turkey accused Greece of distorting history as the nation commemorates one of the darkest pages in Hellenic history, the Pontic Genocide at the hands of the Turks. The Genocide in Pontus cost 353,000 lives while even more lost their homes...
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
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.
Greeks Remember Genocide of Their Ancestors in Pontus
Every year on May 19 Pontic Greeks commemorate one of the darkest pages in Hellenic history, as the date will forever be connected to the genocide of their ancestors at the hands of the Turks. The Pontic Genocide cost 353,000...
Greek Man Wants to Honor the Memory of Pontians in Arctic Adventure
Adventurer Christos Vasileiadis is a Greek man who not only loves taking on challenges in the snow. He is a man with deep respect for his ancestors' history. Vasileiadis' mission is to take part in the Fjällräven International Polar Expedition...
Greek PM from Pontian Genocide Conference: ''Greece Has Always Overcome the Storms of History''
The Pontian Genocide was a tragic chapter in the history of modern Greece, and the lessons it holds must prevent its repetition anywhere in the world, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday, during his opening remarks of the...
Greek President Calls on the World to Recognize Pontian Genocide
Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Thursday joined thousands of Pontian Greeks who gathered at the church of Panagia Soumela at Mt. Vermion in northern Greece to celebrate the Dormition of the Virgin Mary. Pavlopoulos attended a memorial service in memory...
Greece Blasts Turkey's Claim that Pontian Genocide is "Imaginary"
Turkey dismissed calls for the recognition of the Pontian Genocide on Tuesday, saying that Greek politicians and groups raise "imaginary claims targeting our history." The Turkish Foreign Ministry in Ankara issued a statement for the May 19 anniversary of the day...
Pontian Greeks Honor Genocide Victims in Athens Ceremony (video)
Hundreds of people gathered in Athens' Syntagma Square on Saturday to honor the hundreds of thousands of Greeks died or displaced from their homes by the Turks in early 20th century at the annual commemoration of the Pontian Genocide. Pontian...