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Athens: Roma set tires on fire to protest demolition of their settlement

Some two hundred Roma set tires on fire on one of main Athens roads on Tuesday in order to protest the forceful demolition of their settlement. The protest took place at Mesogeion Avenue around Nomismatokopeio metro station where the Roma have been occupying an area for the last 40 years. …

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Greek police searches for biological parents of little blond girl found in Roma settlement

A shock in the assumption the little girl may have been abducted by a couple. Or was it a failed illegal adoption of a new born? A blond girl, approximately four years old, was found in a Roma settlement in Farsala in Central Greece.  she was kept by a couple …

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Megara: Roma boy, 12, found slaughtered

The slaughtered body of a 12-year old Roma boy was found by passersby in “Vlychos” area of Megara, in Viotia prefecture of Greece. According to Greek police, the body of the unlucky boy had wounds in the abdomen, chest and neck caused by a knife. It is not known whether the …

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Μan gets electrocuted as he tries to steal electricity

A 60-year-old man got electrocuted as he tried to ‘steal’ electricity. He tried to illegally connect his house with the columns of the Greek Public Power Company. While up to the column, the man was “knocked down” by the force of the power. He was taken to the hospital where the doctors could …

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Roma youths protest after police accidentally kills girl

Dozens of  Roma youths have been clashing with police after a 7-year-old girl was accidentally killed by a police motorcycle. The police motorcycle hit the girl outside a Roma settlement in Menidi suburb of western Athens. According to eye witnesses the girl was together with other children to sing the Epiphany …

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