Wednesday, 20 May 2009
The Pontian Genocide
Yesterday marked the 90th anniversary of the Pontian Genocide in which up to 500,000 Greeks were slaughtered by Turks and Kurds as the Ottoman empire collapsed and modern Turkey was created. For details on the genocide read this at My Greek Odyssey:
And for commemoration events that took place yesterday in New York organised by the Hellenic League of America, go here.
For more on Pontos, go to this excellent resource: Pontos World.