Transgender Bill Tabled in Parliament Causes Reactions by Gov’t MPs

Greek MPs are engaged in two days of debate on the legal recognition of gender identity. If; as expected, the majority vote in favour...

UNHCR: Greek Refugee Camps Overcrowded, Unfit for Winter Weather

The government must speed up winter preparations at refugee camps on islands in the Aegean Sea where there has been a sharp rise in...

NGO Condemns Greek High Court Ruling over Asylum Seekers Deportation

Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international NGO that conducts research and advocacy on human rights, has condemned a Greek Council of State (CoS) ruling...

Riots in Athens 4 Years After Fyssas Murder – Golden Dawn Trial Resumes

Greek police fired tear gas at protesters who hurled petrol bombs in Athens on Saturday during a rally marking four years since the killing...

Estonian Justice Minister Responds to Stavros Kontonis’ Refusal to Attend Conference

Estonian minister of Justice Urmas Reinsalu, as promised, responded in writing to Greek Justice minister Stavros Kontonis' reasoning for refusing to attend a Tullinn...

LGBT Helpline Reopens After Eight Months, Thanks to Donation

Helpline 11528-By Your Side, a critical and unique helpline for Greece’s LGBT community, with people from all over the country accessing its service, has...

German Court Convicts Smugglers Over Migrant Deaths in Lesvos

A court in southern Germany has convicted three Syrian men over the drowning deaths of 13 migrants off the coast of Greece, in Lesvos...

Experts Agree with Greece’s Block of EU Statement on China’s Human Rights Record

Chinese experts welcomed Greece's block of the European Union statement on China's human rights record saying it was done in fairness and leads to...

Refugee Flows Increase on Chios and Lesvos; 91 Arrivals in One Weekend

A total of 91 refugees and immigrants arrived in Lesvos and Chios over the last two days. Of these, 90 arrived in Lesvos, 25 on...

Five Children Among 12 Dead in Shipwreck Off Turkey

Five children are among the 12 people who drowned on Friday in their attempt to reach Greece. As reported by news agency Dogan, the...

Three Million Migrants Waiting to Cross into Greece, Says EU Commissioner Avramopoulos

While visiting Athens on Thursday, European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said that there are approximately 3 million refugees waiting to cross into Greece...

Refugees in Hellinikon Camp Celebrate Nowruz

Iranians, Afghans and Kurdish refugees living in the makeshift camp of Hellinikon, southern Athens, celebrated Nowruz (the Iranian New Year) 1396 (2017). The day, celebrated...

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