Greek Prosecutor Orders Probe into Alleged Police Brutality (video)

The chief prosecutor of Athens' district courts on Thursday ordered an emergency preliminary investigation over reports of police violence during operations to evacuate squats...

Human Rights Watch Blasts Greece’s Proposed Asylum Legislation

The international group Human Rights Watch on Tuesday sharply criticized the new asylum bill brought forward by Greece's new conservative government as it restricts...

CEO of The Home Project Greece Receives International Award for Helping Refugees

Sofia Kouvelaki, the CEO of The HOME Project Greece, an initiative that provides accommodation and integration services for hundreds of refugee children, has received...

UN Refugee Agency Calls on Greece to Move Thousands of Migrants to the Mainland

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, called on Greece on Tuesday to urgently move thousands of refugees and asylum seekers out of dangerously overcrowded reception...

Greece Raises Awareness for World Day Against Human Trafficking

Greek police authorities recorded 142 human trafficking cases in the years 2014-2018, with women being the majority of victims, according to a report which...

Apparent Refugee Segregation in Greek School Leads to 50K Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against a teacher by the Parents’ Association of a elementary school in Vathy, which is located on the eastern...

Hate Attacks on the Rise in Greece, Human Rights Groups Say

A report published on Thursday by human rights groups says the number of violent attacks on minorities in Greece increased during 2018. The Racist Violence...

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...

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