Cultural Genocide


The acts of genocide against humans commited by the turkish authorities, are always followed by an extended effort to alter the cultural identity of monuments and historical events, after they are ethnically cleansed. This alteration is intended to remove the slightest trace of existence of non-turkish cultures on what is today's Turkey. This Cultural Genocide is directed not only against Greeks, but against all humanity, which has been over the centuries the benefactor of the achievements of the Greek civilization, from prehistorical, ancient, hellenistic, roman, byzantine and up to the modern times.

Typical examples of such efforts are:

All these acts of Cultural Genocide are equally apalling to the physical destruction of human life commited by the turkish state. The loss of cultural treasures and the distortion of historical facts conveyed to the visitors of modern Turkey consist special kinds of crimes against humanity that has to be dealt in astrict and absolute manner. Turkey must be demanded to protect what does not belong to her, which is the legacy of the civilizations, and especially the Greek, that flourished for thousands of years on what is now Turkey, before they were brutally exterminated.