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OPINION: Bankers and Gangsters

The Jordanian people took to the streets for three days and nights in protest against a new austerity tax bill forcing Prime Minister Hani...

Twenty Human Rights Groups Urge Greece to Act Now on Asylum Seekers

The Greek government, with the support of EU member states, should act now to end Greece’s “containment policy,” 20 human rights and aid groups...

Greek Government Nominates minister Mouzalas as Human Rights Commissioner

The Greek government has announced the nomination of Migrant Policy Minister Yannis Mouzalas as EU Human Rights commissioner, a nomination with "high symbolism", it...

“Education Passports” for Refugees Tested in Greece

An international human rights organization is looking to provide education passports for refugees wishing to receive higher education and plans to test the efficacy of...

Mouzalas: Investigation Into Rejected Turkish Aslyum Seekers Underway

An investigation is underway to find out if and to what extent Turkish citizens asking for asylum have been sent back, Minister for Migration Policy...

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...

Greece’s Too Close For Comfort Relationship with China

According to Reuters, Greece was the final vote separating the European Union making a statement criticizing the human rights record of its economic partner...

President Pavlopoulos Welcomes American Human Rights Activist Kerry Kennedy

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos spoke of the importance of protecting human rights in difficult times and promoting cooperation between cultures during a meeting with Kerry...

Piraeus Metropolitan Seraphim Sued for Homophobic Comments on TV

Piraeus Metropolitan Seraphim is sued and wanted by Greek authorities after a lawsuit was filed against him by human rights and gay groups. Specifically, the...

Legality Is Greece’s Weapon in the International Arena, FM Kotzias Says

"We defend the international and European law and we reiterate that legality is Greece's weapon in the international arena," said Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias...

Aid Groups Say Refugees Need Internet as Much as Food

Aid worker Isaac Kwamy, head of the emergency response group NetHope (an alliance of aid groups and corporations that provide technology services during humanitarian...

Human Rights Group Tells Greece to Stop Jailing Refugee Children

  Human Rights Watch, a rights group concerned with the refugee crisis, called on Greece to stop holding unaccompanied migrant children in police station cells....

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