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

Criticism mounts of decision to reintroduce compulsory HIV testing
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Criticism mounts of decision to reintroduce compulsory HIV testing

Foreign group describes health ministry move as ‘shocking development’ London-based Greece Solidarity Campaign says decision targets many of those already marginalised and suffering from the results of the disastrous austerity policies championed by the government The decision by the health minister to reintroduce a measure that allows police to detain anyone for the purposes of … Continue reading