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Gov’t Says 12,000 Greek Farmers to First Return Illegal Subsidies Given in 2008-2009

Greek Rural Development Minister Evagelos Apostolou on Friday said that 12,000 Greek farmers that received the highest amounts will first be asked to return...

European Court Rules Greece Must Reclaim €425 Mln in State Aid Granted to Farmers

The European Court of Justice on Tuesday required Greece's farmers to repay 425 million euros in emergency aid to Athens authorities, confirming a decision...
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The Logistics of Farmer Roadblocks in Greece

Greek farmers have been protesting for days by blocking highways across Greece. How do they set up and operate their roadblocks? We asked protesting...

Farmers Take Over Thessaloniki With Tractors (video)

Farmers from over 22 blockades from Central Macedonia entered Thessaloniki with tractors and agricultural vehicles, and camped outside the Macedonia-Thrace Ministry. In the rally,...

Greek Farmers Ambivalent About Continuing Roadblocks After Meeting With Tsipras

It is up to the coordinating committees to decide if they want to continue roadblocks, said Vangelis Boutas, the coordinator of the Nikaia farmer...

Greek Supreme Court Prosecutor Asks for Implementation of Flagrante Delicto Procedure Against Protesting Farmers

The prosecutor of The Court of Cassation, the supreme court of Greece for civil and criminal law, has asked for the implementation of the...

Greek Farmers Enter Second Month of Protest Actions

Greek farmers have decided to enter the second month of protest mobilizations after their meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on security funds and...

Greek Farmers Continue Blockades After Failed Talks With Tsipras

Talks between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and representatives of protesting farmers on Monday evening failed to find a solution on a month-long blockade of...

Greek Farmers to Decide Further Actions After Government Proposals

After four and a half hours of talks, Greek farmers left the government mansion saying that they will present the prime minister's proposals to...

Most Representatives of Greek Farmers Opt for Dialogue with Greek PM

The month-long mass protests by Greek farmers against pension reform that have paralyzed much of the country appear to have entered a new stage...

Bulgaria Asks for EU Intervention Regarding Greek Farmers’ Roadblocks

The Bulgarian Parliament is asking for the EU to intervene on the issue of the closed Hellenic-Bulgarian borders, that are being blocked by the...

Greek PM to Meet With Disgruntled Farmers on Monday

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to meet with farmers' representatives to discuss security funds and taxation issues at noon on Monday at Maximos...

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