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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...

The Greek Taxi Drivers’ Fixation With the 1967 Junta

If you use taxis in Athens, it is impossible not to get at least one taxi driver who will strike a conversation with you...

Greece Celebrates Anniversary of November 17, 1973 Student Uprising Against Junta

On the 42nd anniversary of the November 17, 1973 student uprising against the colonels' dictatorship, a cold chill embraces Athens in light of the bloody...

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...

CIA Daughter On the Anniversary of the Coup Her Dad Helped

By Leslie Absher A baby before the coup, brought there by her father, a young spy on his first mission. “There is much I’ll never...

‘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...

Velos Mutiny Honored in Special Ceremony

A special event was held on May 23 at the Grove of Nautical Tradition, at Flisvos Marina, to honor the Naval Movement and the...

Junta Lovers Host Political Memorial

Unrepentant defenders of Greece's brutal military dictatorship, the junta carried out by the Colonels, will gather on April 21, the 46th anniversary of the...

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