Category Archives: Greek Genocide

The Word “Genocide” First Coined by a Jewish Scholar to Describe What Transpired in Turkey; Ten Questions with Author Lou Ureneck

by Gregory Pappas (Q) Do you have a connection to Asia Minor Greeks? What made you write this book? I have no personal connection to Asia Minor. I was drawn to the the story of Asa Jennings’ rescue of so … Continue reading

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When Even the Dead Cannot Rest in Peace: Turkey’s Intolerance toward the ‘Other’

Raffi Bedrosyan Just when one thinks the level of hatred and intolerance in Turkey toward minorities cannot get any worse, something shocking happens that surpasses even the worst incidents of the past. Aysel Tuğluk, formerly a human rights activist, is … Continue reading

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The Face of Turkey – Το πρόσωπο της Τουρκίας

This is Turkey at its heart: supremacist, imperialist, intolerant, oppressive and murderous. Regardless of time, political regime, or leadership. 

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Today marks 95 years since the Great Fire of Smyrna

The Great Fire of Smyrna or the Catastrophe of Smyrna destroyed much of the port city of Smyrna in Turkey in September 1922. Eyewitness reports state that the fire began on 13 September 1922 and lasted until it was largely extinguished on 22 September. It occurred … Continue reading

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Ακόμα βαδίζετε στα χνάρια της μητέρας πατρίδας σας;

Αν ο Ιούλιος θυμίζει αίμα, βιασμούς, κατοχή και εισβολή, ο Αύγουστος θυμίζει τα χωριά Τόχνη, Μαράθα και Παλαίκυθρο καθώς και τους Σολωμού και Τάσο. Ο Δεκέμβριος θυμίζει το ματωμένο μπάνιο, ο Απρίλιος τον Αϊχάν Χικμέτ και τον Αχμέτ Γκιουργκάν. Ο … Continue reading

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The Istanbul pogrom against the Greeks – 6-7 September 1955

  Anti-Greek riots that broke out in Istanbul, Turkey on September 6-7, 1955. They signalled the death knell of a Greek presence in the City for over two thousand years. It was the final chapter in the Fall of Constantinople. … Continue reading

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Η Τουρκία επιχειρεί να μεταφέρει την ένταση και στο Καστελόριζο: Δεν περιορίζεται μόνο στην Κύπρο

Του ΜΙΧΑΛΗ ΙΓΝΑΤΙΟΥ Σαράντα τρία χρόνια μετά… Από εκείνο το πρωινό της 20ης Ιουλίου του 1974, όταν ήρθε ο πατέρας νωρίς στο σπίτι, κάτι ασυνήθιστο. Έφευγε στις 4 το πρωί και επέστρεφε στις 5 το απόγευμα. Κυριαρχημένος από θλίψη είπε … Continue reading

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The Massacre of the Boy Scouts and the Greeks of Aydin: June 1919 (Greek Genocide Resource Center)

The massacre of the Boy Scouts and the civilian Greek minority of Aydin, Turkey took place in June of 1919. Aydin (Grk: Αϊδίνι) was located in the valley of the Meander River, 110km south-east of Smyrna (today Izmir) and comprised 35,000 people, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Dr. Jacobs on Genocide in the Ottoman Empire

By George N. Shirinian Dr. Steven Leonard Jacobs holds the Aaron Aronov Endowed Chair of Judaic Studies and is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa. An ordained rabbi, Professor Jacobs is a specialist on the Holocaust … Continue reading

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Turkey provokes the world celebrating Islam’s holiest night in Hagia Sophia

Turkey has made good on its promise to have Koranic prayers read in the church of Hagia Sophia, one of Christianity’s greatest religious and architectural monuments. The provocative move was denounced by UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General, Francesco Bandarin saying UNESCO’s position on … Continue reading

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