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Never Forget Bouboulinas Street

By Leslie Absher I spent the first years of my childhood living in Athens during the junta, brought to Greece by my CIA dad for...

Historical Documents from 1897-1977 Found in Secret Room of Greek Parliament

Unknown archive documents of historical value were found in an unused storage room on the mezzanine floor of the Greek Parliament, House Speaker Nikos...

Flashback to the Funeral that Became the First Mass Protest Against the 1967 Junta

On November 1, 1968 the death of emblematic political leader Georgios Papandreou gave about 300,000 Greeks the opportunity to get out in the streets...

Tsipras: ‘A Day to Honor the Thousands of Citizens That Resisted the Dictatorship’

The 43rd anniversary since democracy was restored in Greece coincides with the final restoration of economic stability and the recovery of the country, Prime...

Mitsotakis: Democratic Institutions are for the First Time so Openly Undermined

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis lashed out at the government which he accused of attempting to undermine the institutions in order...

July 24, 1974: When Democracy Was Restored in Greece

The five days between July 20 and July 24 in 1974 were the most turbulent, and the most decisive, in modern Greek history. The...

July 20, 1974: Turkish Troops Invade Cyprus

It was early in the morning of July 20, 1974 when 40,000 Turkish troops invaded Cyprus from sea and air, catching the Cypriot armed...

July 15, 1974: Greek Junta Collaborates in Cyprus Coup and Instigates Turkish Invasion

On July 15,1974, the Junta of Athens, through their collaborators organs in Cyprus (The National Guard and the ELDYK and EOKA B organizations) overthrew...

April 21, 2017: The 50th Anniversary of a Dark Day in Greece’s Modern History...

Athenians who are over 50 years old probably have some memories of that Spring morning of April in 1967, when the radio was playing...

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...

Tsipras: A New Constitution will be a Milestone for Greece

"The 24th of July is a milestone for democracy," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in his message for the 42nd anniversary of the post-Junta...

ND Leader Describes Government As One of the Worst of the Post-Junta Period

The countdown for the worst government of the post-Junta period has started, main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday in the...

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