Pictures posted on Facebook depict a Greek police officer allegedly kicking migrants and refugees at the Moria refugee settlement on Lesvos.
There has been a significant argument over the recent announcement from the Alternate Minister of Education Sia Anagnostopoulou that the exemption from religious studies is to be simplified.
After five months of pretrial motions, the trial of Golden Dawn is expected to get under way on Tuesday with the commencement of witness testimonies, starting with that of the father of anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas, fatally stabbed two years ago by a member of the neofascist party
A racist motive for a crime has been recognized for the first time in Greece, setting a new legal precedent.
Dimitris Kammenos, a politician for the Independent Greeks, has resigned his new position as a deputy minister after just 12 hours. His appointment had been met with utter dismay on Twitter where he was fairly well-known for his outrageous tweets.
The photograph of Syrian school teacher Laith Majid arriving in Kos, crying and clinging to his family, was one of the first in this current refugee crisis to touch people’s hearts around the world.
Veteran aid worker Stathis Kyrousis is appalled by Greece’s handling of the refugee crisis engulfing its holiday islands, decrying worsening conditions as the world reeled from images of a 3-year-old boy who drowned trying to reach its shores.
UNICEF announced that it would set up a child-friendly zone in the area near the Greek-FYROM border for underage refugee and migrant children seeking asylum.
Prosecuting Golden Dawn is about prosecuting criminal activity. Any interest in Nazi ideology only concerns the perpetrators’ motives and does not involve any kind of prosecution of individual beliefs.
A new migration service is to be set up (finally) which will mean that Greece will be able to receive the almost 500 million euros already designated from European funds to deal with immigration.
The tragic scenes played out everyday on Kos and other Aegean islands, with the wave of migration growing each day, is a shame not just for our country, but Europe as a whole.
To assist refugees? Riot police? No, they are being sent to assist the police on the island to control the desperate people who are trapped in a country that has NO organised refugee/asylum system.