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Greek police cut down to size: EU’s top court rules for women

European police forces cannot impose blanket height restrictions on recruits because that discriminates against women, the EU’s top court ruled on Wednesday, throwing out an argument from the Greek government. Athens had defended a minimum height requirement for entry to the Greek police academy of 1.70 meters (5 feet 7 …

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Children of a Lesser God excluded from a school parade

Teachers in a village of Larissa refused permision to a child with down syndrome to participate at the National Day School Parade, on March 25.  In this shameful incident for the teaching community the school principal and the school trainer asked from the parents a writen statement from the child’s consulting …

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