Greece convicted again for discrimination against gay couples
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Greece convicted again for discrimination against gay couples

Greece’s conviction by the European Court of Human Rights paves the way for the legal recognition of homosexual relationships. Greece was convicted for excluding homosexual couples from the 2008 Cohabitation Agreement. By Dimitris Angelidis A decision of the European Court of Human Rights that is of historical importance for the Greek gay rights movement: Greece … Continue reading

Leader of GD Nikaia core group G. Patellis testifies – Golden Dawn MP G. Lagos and Sergeant Veta in police custody awaiting trial
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Leader of GD Nikaia core group G. Patellis testifies – Golden Dawn MP G. Lagos and Sergeant Veta in police custody awaiting trial

by Papadakou Gianna & Pouliopoulos G. After an agreement was reached between the investigator and the prosecutor, Golden Dawn MP G. Lagos sees his way into jail. By contrast, Ilias Kasidiaris, Ilias Panagiotaros and N. Michos are released on restrictive measures. Ilias Kasidiaris was released on the condition that he does not exit the country … Continue reading

Golden Dawn threatens to withdraw MPs from Greek parliament
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Golden Dawn threatens to withdraw MPs from Greek parliament

Far-right party says the move is a weapon that could cause a ‘political earthquake’ by further destabilising shaky ruling coalition Reuters in Athens theguardian.com, Friday 27 September 2013 Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party has threatened to pull out of parliament, a move that would trigger a wave of by-elections that could destabilise the country. Its … Continue reading

It’s absurd that Golden Dawn is being allowed to hound my friend into court
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It’s absurd that Golden Dawn is being allowed to hound my friend into court

The trial of Savvas Michael-Matsas, one of the few Jewish public intellectuals in Greece, is a cheap sop to neo-Nazis Maria Margaronis The Guardian, Sunday 1 September 2013 19.45 BST “I’m the embodiment of every fascist’s fantasy. I’m a Jew, a communist – and a heretical communist, a Trotskyist, at that. I don’t fit anywhere. … Continue reading

The ordeal of the insurrected migrants continues
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The ordeal of the insurrected migrants continues

Today a SYRIZA delegation is scheduled to visit the detention facilities in Amygdaleza. The ordeal of the arrested-insurrected immigrants of Amygdaleza continues as they experience not only prolonged detention and squalid conditions at the modern concentration camp, but also the revengeful mania of the police that culminates with their prosecution. Another 27 immigrants were escorted … Continue reading