Greek Human Rights Chief Resigns in Protest at Government Interference

The chairman of the independent Greek National Commission for Human Rights (GNCHR) resigned on Wednesday in protest against the "arrogance of executive power and...

Russian Bitcoin Fraud Suspect on Hunger Strike Admitted to Greek Clinic

Russian national Alexander Vinnik, a suspect involving a Bitcoin fraud, was transferred on Thursday to a specialist clinic in Greece as his lawyers warned that...

The Ancient Greek Model Who Disrobed For Her Freedom

Phryne the Thespian was a notable hetaira, or courtesan, of Athens, who has been remembered throughout the millennia for her dramatic trial which she...

HOME Project Gets €4 Million Grant from IKEA Foundation

The HOME Project, a non-profit humanitarian organization founded in December 2016 to provide security to refugee and migrant children who arrive alone in Greece, received...

Katsifas ‘Executed’ Claims Largest Greek Organization in Albania (video)

Omonoia, the social, political and cultural organization that promotes the rights of Albania's Greek minority, has asserted that Konstantinos Katsifas was executed by Albanian...

Cohabitation Agreement For LGBT Couples Constitutional, Greece’s Council of State Says

Greece's Council of State announced that it has ruled as constitutional and in line with European law legislation the law that extends the cohabitation...

Greece Vows to Relocate 2,000 Refugees from Lesvos to the Mainland

The Greek authorities announced that 2,000 refugees who currently live in Lesvos' Moria Camp will be moved to other facilities on the country's mainland,...

19 NGOs Urge Greece and EU to Improve Conditions of Refugee Camps

Nineteen Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) have appealed to the EU and Greek authorities demanding the immediate improvement of conditions in Greece’s Refugee Camps and Hot...

Turkish Fury at Greek Court Over Asylum for Coup Suspects

Turkey slammed the decision of Greek Council of State to reject the government’s objection against its earlier ruling that granted right of asylum to...

Amnesty Slams Greece over ‘Appalling’ Migrant Camps

Thousands of asylum-seekers and migrants remained trapped on the Greek islands in "appalling conditions" Amnesty International said on Thursday. An Amnesty report which documents the state...

Turkey Accuses Greece of ‘Backing Terrorist Organizations’

Ankara accused Athens of backing terrorist organizations following the ruling of a Greek court Friday that refused to extradite a suspect wanted on terrorism...

Jewish and Muslim NGOs Join Forces to Aid Refugees in Greece

Global Jewish nonprofit NGO HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) and Muslim humanitarian aid NGO IRUSA (Islamic Relief USA) announced on Wednesday that they had...

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