Bishop condemns homosexuality as ‘perversion of human existence’
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Bishop condemns homosexuality as ‘perversion of human existence’

Tuesday 17 June 2014 Thessaloniki’s Bishop Anthimos describes city’s Pride event as a ‘disgrace’ When asked to comment on this weekend’s Thessaloniki Pride event, cleric says: ‘Do not give dogs what is holy’ Homosexuality is a “perversion of the human existence” and Thessaloniki’s annual gay pride festival is a “disgrace and a challenge”, one of … Continue reading

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

Allegations of a series of arrests of transsexual people in Thessaloniki
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Allegations of a series of arrests of transsexual people in Thessaloniki

Daily arrests of trans individuals without any reason have been taking place in Thessaloniki since Thursday 30th of May, as reported by the  Greek Transgendered Support Association (SYD). SYD denounces the unaccaptable and offensive behavior of the police, while connecting the barrage of arrests to the statements of local authorities against Thessaloniki Pride. The Association announced … Continue reading

Golden Dawn party infiltrates Greece’s police, claims senior officer (Video from The Guardian)
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Golden Dawn party infiltrates Greece’s police, claims senior officer (Video from The Guardian)

“A senior police officer claims successive governments in Greece allowed the ultra-nationalist Golden Dawn party to infiltrate the country’s police force. Victims of some brutal attacks by far-right thugs in Athens warn that immigrants are just the first victims in a long list of neo-fascist targets” Watch the video on The Guardian’s website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2012/oct/26/golden-dawn-greece-police-video Continue reading