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Greece, Turkey in War of Words Over Human Rights

The Greek Foreign Ministry underscored in a statement on Thursday that Turkey is in no position to lecture other nations on human rights. The statement...

Six Ways to Preserve Greek Sovereignty and Human Rights

By Dr. Carl Mirra* If the root causes of Erdogan’s “opening the gates” are not addressed, a short-term problem may intensify into a long term...

New Asylum Bill Reaches Greek Parliament Amid Heavy Criticism

The new bill laying out the procedures by which refugees and migrants are either granted asylum status or are deported came before the Greek...

Thessaloniki Pride 2019: Thousands March To Celebrate Diversity

Thousands of people marched on the streets of Thessaloniki on Saturday, June 22 to mark the city's 8th Pride celebration. This year, Thessaloniki Pride commemorated...

ECHR Accuses Greece of Violating Human Rights of Five Minor Migrants

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Greece had violated the human rights of five minors aged between 14 and 17...

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...

Premier Tsipras Hosts Roma Delegation for International Romani Day

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with a delegation of Greek Roma at Maximos Mansion on Monday to celebrate International Romani Day, which is...

Greek Priest Accused of Asking Godparent To Declare Sexuality

A priest from the suburb of Maroussi in northern Athens allegedly asked a woman to sign an official declaration recently stating that she had...

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...

Council of Europe Criticizes Greece for Treatment of Mental Health and Immigrants

The Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) of the Council of Europe published a report on...

Human Rights Commission Accuses Greece of Illegally Returning Migrants

The National Human Rights Commission of Greece (NHRC), an independent advisory body to the Greek State on matters pertaining to human rights protection, raised...

Council of Europe Blasts Greece on Lesvos Migrants Camp

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović has released a harsh report about the harsh reality and the lack of social support...

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