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Thessaloniki Mayor Vows to Protect City’s Jewish Heritage

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris said Friday that Jewish monuments will continue to be repaired no matter how many times they are vandalized. "Even if they...

Maverick Mayor of Thessaloniki Yiannis Boutaris Calls It a Day (video)

Unconventional Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris announced on Wednesday that he will not run for a third term in the May 2019 local government elections, saying that...

Thessaloniki Mayor Boutaris Declines Run for Third Term

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris on Wednesday announced that he will not run for office in the May 2019 local government elections, saying that his...

Vandals Deface Thessaloniki Mayor Boutaris’ Apartment

Unknown individuals vandalized the house of Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris on Wednesday night. The perpetrators broke into the apartment building entrance, went up to the...

Thessaloniki’s Mayor Boutaris to Run for Third Term

The mayor of Thessaloniki, who made international headlines in May after being attacked by a mob in broad daylight, has announced that he will...

Greek Mayor Attacked by Mob Hailed as ‘Symbol of Democracy’

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has described Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris -- victim of a shocking mob attack at a Pontic-Greek genocide commemoration last weekend...

Police Officer Among Suspects of Mob Attack Against Greek Mayor

An off-duty police officer was identified and charged for the attack by a group of extreme nationalists against mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris last...

Court Finds Three Men Guilty for Assaulting Thessaloniki Mayor

A Thessaloniki misdemeanors court, on Wednesday, found three men guilty over a mob assault against City Mayor Yiannis Boutaris, who suffered minor injuries. Two of...

I was Attacked by Organized Fascists, says Thessaloniki Mayor

"You know why this thing happened on the weekend? Because we opened the doors and windows of this city so that some fresh air...
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Violence and Lawlessness Create a Republic of Fear in Greece

The shocking weekend mob attack on elderly Thessaloniki mayor, Yiannis Boutaris, is the latest incident of politically motivated violence to have underscored a widespread...

Greek Police Arrest 4 Over Violent Attack on Thessaloniki Mayor

Police in Greece have arrested four people as suspects in a violent mob attack that left the mayor of Thessaloniki hospitalized. About a dozen people set upon...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Lynched by Mob at Pontian Genocide Ceremony (video)

A mob, believed they were right-wing extremists, attacked and injured the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, during a ceremony to commemorate the Pontian genocide...

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