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Greek Government Calls Farmers for Talks as Roadblocks Continue

Greece's minister of agriculture urged striking farmers on Thursday to lift the roadblocks they had set across several highways and proceed to the negotiating table. "I...

Farmers Across Greece Prepare to Escalate Protest

Greek farmers throughout the country took to the roads with their tractors on Wednesday and made preparations to escalate protest action in the coming...

Greek Farmers Decide on Roadblocks to Protest Austerity

Greek farmer's unions decided on Saturday to block roads in January to protest the new austerity measures to be implemented as of January 1st. Union...

Farmers’ Roadblocks Gradually Stand Down

After almost a month-and-a-half of daily protests, farmers throughout Greece have decided to put on hold their struggle by withdrawing their tractors from highways and...
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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...

Greek Farmers Insist On Promachon Roadblock

The farmers of Western Greece are continuing their struggle with roadblocks on main highways. The blockade in Promachon cut off customs at the Hellenic-Bulgarian...

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,...

Farmers Stand Firm; New and Tougher Blockades Include Banks and Airports (video)

Even though PM Alexis Tsipras has opened the door for an open dialogue as soon as he returns from Brussels, farmers insist on their...

Farmers Intensify Their Struggle Cutting Greece in Two

Farmers from central Greece decided to toughen their stance by setting a new roadblock at the 200km point at Bralos interchange. According to ANA MPA...

Greek Farmers Respond to the Government

Even though PM Alexis Tsipras invited the Greek farmers to an open dialogue regarding the hot issue of the pension reform plan and the...

Tempe Highway Blocked Indefinitely; Greek Farmers Intensify Their Blockades

The farmers decided on Tuesday to show their unwillingness to back down on their demands by shutting down indefinitely the Tempe highway. The highway...

Greek Farmers Plan on Closing Roads Indefinitely, Gathering in Athens

Greek farmers unanimously decided to move their protests to Athens, according to farmer representatives from 68 roadblocks across Greece. According to the representatives, the...

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