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News: THE 91st PONTIAN GREEK GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION IN NEW YORK

News: THE 91st PONTIAN GREEK GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION IN NEW YORK

http://cyprusactionnetwork.org/news_the_91st_pontian_greek_genocide_commemoration_in_new_york News: THE 91st PONTIAN GREEK GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION IN NEW YORK For Immediate Release: May 6, 2010 NEW YORK–May 19th, the international day of remembrance for the Pontian Greek Genocide will be commemorated in New York City with a public event and flag raising of the Pontian Greek flag and the flag of Greece in Manhattan’s Bowling Green Park (corner […]

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Swedish Parliament recognizes Turkish Genocide

Swedish Parliament recognizes Turkish Genocide

The Swedish Parliament (Photo @ Wikipedia.org) STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Swedish Parliament on Thursday, recognized the Turkish Genocide over Armenians, Pontic Greeks and Assyrians.  After a really long debate the Parliament of Sweden officially recognised the extermination of 1.5 million Armenians, 250,000 to 500,000 Assyrians and about 350,000 Pontic Greeks in Turkey,  as an act of genocide, with 131 to 130 votes. Turkey rushed to denounce […]

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