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

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

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

Threatening atmosphere at Kasidiaris’ trial
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Threatening atmosphere at Kasidiaris’ trial

Antiracist protesters allege intimidation on part of Golden Dawn supporters “From 7am Golden Dawn had occupied all the seats to create a pro-Kasidiaris climate in the courtroom for witnesses and judges,” Thanasis Kourkoulas, from the Deport Racism organisation, said. “They could certainly change the outcome of the trial because they are muscular, two metres tall, … Continue reading