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Greek Farmers Launch Highway Protests

  Farmers angry over austerity policies, blocked roads in central Greece on Monday, in what could prove to be the start of a series of...

Protesting Farmers Clash with Police in Athens (video)

Protesting farmers from Crete on Wednesday clashed with riot police outside the Ministry of Rural Development and Food, with the latter resorting to extensive...

Greek Farmers Express Dissatisfaction After Meeting With Government

Farmers expressed their complete dissatisfaction on Wednesday, after their meeting with government officials concluded, while also expressing disapproval for the Minister of Agricultural Development...

Protesting Farmers Gather in Central Athens

About 2,000 farmers gathered in central Athens to rally against new tax and security contribution measures, with Greek Communist Party (KKE) leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas...

Greek Farmers Say Friday’s Meeting Not Positive; Will Continue With Protests

Farmers confirmed their plans to rally this Tuesday during the multi-member delegation meeting of the Panhellenic Coordinating Committee for farmers and the Ministry of...

Farmers Block National Highway at Tempi for Two Hours in ‘Symbolic Protest’

Protesting farmers from the Nikaia roadblock used their tractors to blockade the Athens-Thessaloniki national highway at the Tempi valley on Sunday, at about 14:30....

Farmers Gather at Thessaloniki International Trade Fair to Send ‘Political Message’

Almost 300 people from the agriculture industry across Greece gathered together symbolically outside the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair on Thursday, to send a "political...

Greek Police Fail to Block Farmers in Thessaloniki Center (video)

Greek police on Thursday failed to stop protesting farmers who reached with their tractors the entrance of the Thessaloniki International Fair. Dozens of farmers gathered...

Farmers Close Greece-FYROM Border Crossing Until at Least February 3

Protesting farmers and cattle farmers decided on Wednesday to close the Evzoni border crossing between Greece and FYROM until at least February 3, following...

Border Post at Evzoni Blocked by Protesting Farmers

The border post at Evzoni (Greek-Fyrom borders) remains closed from 4:30 p.m. on Monday. Protesting farmers have blocked Idomeni interchange, 200 meters away from...

Farmers Break Through Police Cordon, Arrive at Evzones Customs Post

Protesting farmers and livestock breeders at the Central Macedonia roadblock arrived at the Evzones customs post on the border with the Former Yugoslav Republic...

Farmers in Greece Continue to Block Roadways for Roll Back of Tax Hikes

Greek Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas urged farmers not to block the cross-border roads because there will be repercussions on an economy that is...

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