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German Journalist Once Jailed in Greece During the Junta, Revisits Korydallos Prison

The German writer, investigative reporter and journalist Günter Wallraff, who was jailed by the Greek Junta in 1974, returned as a visitor to Korydallos...

Greece Remembers the Day Democracy was Restored 41 Years Ago

July 24, 1974 is an important day in modern Greek history as it marks the day democracy was restored after seven years of military...

President Anastasiades Calls For Unity Ahead of Cyprus Problem Talks

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades called for unity today in order to achieve the necessary conditions for a peaceful settlement of...

‘Polytechneio’ Today: A Revolt Without a Cause

Forty-one years after November 17, 1973 and the celebration of the brave student revolt against the colonels', dictatorship has lost its sheen and most...

An Uprising Remembered: CIA Daughter on Anti-junta Polytechnic Anniversary

On the occasion of the Athens Polytechnic Uprising against the Greek Junta, Leslie Absher, the daughter of a CIA operative stationed in Greece during...

Memorial Service For Rebel Fighter Alexandros Panagoulis

A memorial ceremony was held on May 1 for freedom fighter Alexandros Panagoulis, 36 years after his death. Many friends and relatives gathered at the...

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