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

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

Racist attacks against immigrants in Thessaloniki
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Racist attacks against immigrants in Thessaloniki

Two immigrants were assaulted and injured on Saturday in Thessaloniki, according to the Antiracist Initiative of Thessaloniki, the Antifascist Solidarity Assembly and NAFTHA (antinazi organization). Specifically, according to the allegations, the first incident took place at 4pm and the victim was a 39 year old street peddler from Rwanda. According to witnesses, two individuals on … Continue reading