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The Greek Genocide and the recognition of the mass crime – Neos Kosmos

With the advent of the disintegration phase of the Ottoman state in the late 19th century, with the Neo-Turkish movement in 1908 and the coalition of the nationalist movement of Mustafa Kemal, one of the greatest mass crimes known to humanity took place: the Genocide against the Greeks. The extermination of the non-Muslim populations of …

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Greek president calls for recognition of Pontian Genocide on 103rd anniversary – eKathimerini.com

The international community has a “manifest obligation” to recognize the systematic extermination of some 353,000 ethnic Greeks living on the shores of the Black Sea by the Ottoman Turks between 1916 and 1923, President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said on Thursday, marking the anniversary of the Pontic Genocide. “The memory of the hundreds of thousands of innocents …

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The Hidden Story of Christian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire – Video – όποιος

World renowned Israeli historian Benny Morris sat down with i24NEWS to discuss his new body of work which seeks to unravel the systematic genocide of Christian subjects of the Ottoman Empire before and after its collapse. As found in The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey’s Destruction of its Christian Minorities, between 1894 and 1924, 1.5 million to …

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Christianity in Turkey and the Middle East | Opinion – Daily Sabah

Christian minorities living in the Middle East, the birthplace of the religion, aim to maintain their culture on the axis of the Muslim majority. With the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, they attempted to obtain their social rights while being divided into scattered communities. Christians, who reside in various places from Turkey to Egypt, are …

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Then came the chance the Turks have been waiting for: To get rid of Christians once and for all – Haaretz.com

In the late 1800s, Christians made up 20 percent of Turkey’s population. By the late 1920s, they were down to just 2 percent. New research reveals the scope of the genocide committed by three successive regimes Share in TwitterShare in Facebook In May 1919, six months after the end of World War I, a Greek …

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Why is the road to The Hague accessible to Armenia/Azerbaijan but not to Cyprus/Turkey? | Cyprus Mail

As a resident of The Hague in the Netherlands, I have become familiar with the international courts which have transformed this historic Dutch city into an international center dedicated to peace and justice.  I have also been inspired by the humane culture of The Hague that reflects the civilized values espoused by renowned Dutch scholars.  These include Erasmus who believed that the value of justice is …

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Cyprus: Destruction of Cultural Property in the Northern Part of Cyprus and Violations of International Law – Law Library of Congress

…Turkey in its initial military invasion of July 20, 1974, gained control of over two percent of Cyprus’ territory.  In the subsequent military attack of August 14, 1974, Turkish military forces gained control and occupied 36.02  percent of the territory of Cyprus.  Currently, there are 43,000 Turkish troops and close to 160,000 settlers that Turkey brought to Cyprus from mainland Turkey.  Moreover, the “TRNC” is under the direct control of Turkey.  These facts clearly suggest that the northern part of Cyprus meets the criteria of military occupation.