Turkey’s Forgotten Islamist Pogrom

By: Alyssa A. Lappen

In 1955, a little-known war was launched on the Greek population of Istanbul.

For 50 years, historians, diplomats and state department officials have touted Mustafa Kemal Ataturk as a great secular leader in a predominantly Muslim region, whose policies modernized and democratized Turkey, shaping it into a Western-style state. But Ataturk was western only insofar as he implemented the Turkification of Gobineau, wherein he substituted the Turks for the Aryans, whose ideology had terrible results in the rise of European Nazism. Regardless, in 1955, barely 17 years after the dictator’s death, a little-known pogrom, driven primarily by Islamic fanaticism, targeted the Greek population of Istanbul, with the intent of driving non-Muslims from Turkey. Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »

The Black Book of the Sufferings of the Greek people in Turkey















The Black Book in PDF


Source : http://www.greekamericannewsagency.com



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NEW YORK-The Cyprus Action Network of America (CANA) is pleased to report that Hellenic Revolution day was celebrated early this year in a get together in Brooklyn, New York together with the Phil-Hellenes of Nuovo Patria Meridionale (New Southern Homeland), along with the growing Hellenic League of America HLA. The celebration of Hellenic Revolution was a historic happening , made public through face book with the call by Hellenic League of America HLA Leader Ioannis Fidanakis to «join us as we start celebrating Hellenic Independence Day alittle early this year. Rather then waiting until the official date of March 25th, we’ve decided to follow in the foot steps of those revolutionaries that just couldn’t wait to taste freedom and began the war of liberation with the seige of Kalamata on March 21 1821.» The report on the HLA celebration in Brooklyn last Saturday , written by Giovanni di Napoli, is quoted below, following a statement by CANA leader Nikolaos Taneris and HLA Leader Ioannis Fidanakis. Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »