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May 19th: National Memorial Day for Greeks of the Pontos Genocide (video)

Various events took place in Athens during the memory of the Greek Pontic genocide by the Ottoman Empire under Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal during...

Turkey Slams Greek President Pavlopoulos for Seeking Apology for Pontic Genocide

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos' calls for Ankara to offer a "sincere apology" for the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of Pontic Greeks on the...

Turkish Foreign Ministry Reacts Angrily to Greek, Armenian Comments

Turkey’s foreign ministry reacted angrily to the statements made by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan during...

Greece’s Government Shows Blatant Disrespect to Pontian Greeks

The "I am more leftist than thou" game between Greek cabinet members continues as new Education Minister Nikos Filis tries to outdo his predecessor...

Pontic Community Calls for Protest in Athens as Pontic Genocide is Removed From High...

The Greek government is under fire for its attitude toward the Pontic Genocide after the Education Minister's comments were followed by revelations that high school...

Opposition Parties Ask for Greek Education Minister’s Resignation

Greece's Education Minister Nikos Filis is under relentless fire by opposition MPs and the whole Pontic population after expressing the opinion that the slaughtering...

Greek Education Minister Rejects Pontic Genocide; Causes Uproar

Greece's Education Minister Nikos Filis rejected the notion that the slaughter of Pontian Greeks by the Turks was a genocide. The leftist minister appeared on Star...
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Commemorating the 1914-23 Greek Pontic Genocide

Various events took place in Athens during the week of May 5, 2014, in memory of the Greek Pontic genocide by the Ottoman Empire...

May 19, Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day

In 1994, May 19 was selected by the Greek parliament as the day to commemorate the Pontian Greek Genocide by the Turks. The Pontic...

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