Hellenic Genocide Commemoration
Contact: Nikolaos Taneris, New York, Tel. (917) 699-9935
Following the success of our "Stop the Cycle of Denial" Hellenic Genocide Commemoration in front of the United Nations in New York on April 6, 2009, a number of media outlets gave coverage of the event. Some of the media outlets that mentioned the Hellenic League of America (HLA) or the Pan Thracian Union of America “ORPHEUS” include:
* GREEK NEWS Greek-American Weekly Newspaper, “Hellenic Genocide Commemoration outside the UN”, Monday April 13, 2009:
*TA NEA (The major Greek newspaper for the Greek community in the UK), Hellenic Genocide Commemoration outside the UN, Saturday April 11, 2009:
*XRONOS Radio and XRONOS Newspaper (The major News outlet of Thrace in the Greek city of Komotini or Greek: Κομοτηνή) interviews Theofanis Malkidis on the Hellenic Genocide Commemoration, Friday, April 10, 2009:
*PanARMENIAN.NET Armenian News Agency, “Victims of the Armenian and Hellenic Genocides were commemorated in New York”, Wednesday April 8, 2009:
* Ethnikos Kyrix, or The National Herald (New York-based Greek American Newspaper) in the Greek- language edition ran two pages on our Commemoration including a front page directly underneath a picture of Obama visiting the Saint Sophia Cathedral in Constantinople, Wednesday April 8, 2009
Page 1 (PDF)http://thraciangenocide.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/COMMEMORATION_NATHERALD_Page1.105131034.pdf
Page 7 (PDF) http://thraciangenocide.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/COMMEMORATION_NATHERALD_p7.105131115.pdf
The aforementioned report from XRONOS, interviewing our main speaker Dr. Theofanis Makidis, was also published in the hugely popular world wide Pontian website Pontos World:
Prior to the event we also received coverage from news sources as diverse as: Daily Frappe, Greek Alert blog, Hellenic Lines Newspaper, Hellenic Revenge blog, Olympia blog, FiloPatria blog, Hellenic Antidote blog, Greek Realm and Eleftheri Ora Newspaper, to mention just a few, here are the links to some of those weblogs expressing enthusiasm and support for our commemoration across the blogosphere:
http://hellenicrevenge.blogspot.com/2009/03/blog-post_9175.html http://ellinaspatriotis.blogspot.com/2009/03/blog-post_5080.html http://www.greekalert.com/2009/03/blog-post_3927.html http://makelio.blogspot.com/2009/03/blog-post_9469.html http://enantion-olwn.blogspot.com/2009/03/blog-post_2564.html http://tolimeri.blogspot.com/2009/03/blog-post_5664.html http://iwnasdragoumis.blogspot.com/2009/03/blog-post_559.html http://skeftomasteellhnika.blogspot.com/2009/03/ta.html http://egersis.blogspot.com/2009/03/blog-post_460.html
The ThracianGenocide website (www.ThracianGenocide.org) has also made available additional high resolution pictures for viewing and download:
More interesting video footage of our Hellenic Genocide commemoration (including interviews) is expected to be released following modification. Stay tuned.
Finally, we would like to thank the many people, of various backgrounds, around the world, who called or e-mailed us, congratulating us on our successful Hellenic Genocide commeoration, and offering their help and support.