Church of Greece Reacts to Bill Giving Civil Partnership Rights to Same-Sex Couples

A new draft bill that would give full civil partnership rights to same-sex couples is to be tabled in parliament amid reactions from the...

Three Suspects Arrested In Migrant Shootings

Three men who were supervisors on a Greek strawberry farm and suspected of shooting at 200 immigrant workers, injuring 29 of them, were arrested...

HRW Rips Police Over Immigrants

The nongovernmental organization Human Rights Watch accused Greek police of violating the international human rights law and European Union regulations, regarding the policy applied...

Bishop Anthimos Opposed to Gay Pride Event

Bishop Anthimos of Thessaloniki is blaming Yiannis Boutaris for his attitude on the Gay Pride Festival. Vehemently opposed to the scheduled homosexual festival on June...

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...

Video Allegedly Shows Greek Police Officer Slapping Migrant in Island of Kos While Holding...

A video circulated on Monday afternoon depicting a Greek police officer on the island of Kos slapping a migrant while holding a knife in his other...

General Strike in Greece on November 6

On Wednesday November 6,  a general strike of public and private sectors will take place for 24-hours and there is a possibility that protests...

Greece Ranks 91st in Gender Equality

Greece ranks 91st in gender equality, according to the latest figures by the World Economic Forum. It is noted that in 2010, Greece was...

Greece’s Asylum Service ‘Objectively Unable’ to Meet Demands with Present Staff

Greece's asylum service said in an announcement that present staffing levels made it "objectively difficult to serve all applicants," in spite of making every...

Amnesty International Warns Over Racism Incidents and Police Brutality in Greece

Its annual global report on the state of human rights for 2014 published Non Governmental Organization (NGO) Amnesty International that focuses on human rights...

Farmakonisi Incident Triggers Rallies in Athens

The incident that took place earlier this week involving a boat transporting illegal immigrants in the Aegean Sea and the Greek coast guard, has...

Human Rights Watch Slams Greek Police Force

“Police in Athens frequently harass and abuse homeless people, people who use drugs, and sex workers. Police stops and arbitrary detention of people who...

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