Category Archives: Greek Genocide

The Greek Genocide: Deportations

One of the primary methods used to bring about the destruction of Greek (Rum) communities in the Ottoman Empire during the Greek Genocide (1913-1923) was deportation.

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1913 – 1922 – Δεν ξυπνώ!

 

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Women, rape victims during the 1974 Turkish invasion, recount their ordeal for the first time (2016)

One of the darkest and most agonisingly painful aspects of the 1974 Turkish invasion, which has for decades been hidden under the carpet, has recently been brought to the limelight: the rape of Greek Cypriot women by Turkish soldiers. A … Continue reading

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Ν. Ανδρουλάκης: Σε όλους τους Χριστιανικούς πληθυσμούς υπήρξε πρακτική Γενοκτονιών

Οι ευρωβουλευτές Νίκος Ανδρουλάκης, Κώστας Χρυσόγονος και Γιώργος Κύρτσος ήταν οι επίσημοι ομιλητές μιας σημαντικής εκδήλωσης που διοργανώθηκε από την «Εύξεινο Λέσχη Φλώρινας». To θέμα της εκδήλωσης ήταν «Ευρώπη – Τουρκία. Εξελίξεις – Προοπτικές. Η διασφάλιση των συμφερόντων Ελλάδας και … Continue reading

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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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