New Photos of Anti-Greek Riots in 1955 Istanbul

September 08, 2014 (Source:

Originally reported on September 07

On September 6-7, 1955 a carefully staged, government sponsored series of riots took place that caused irreparable harm to the Greek community of Istanbul, Turkey. The events, well documented by historians– Greek and Turkish alike, are detailed in this article by Speros Vryonis Jr.

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