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Granny “Without Borders” opens her house to refugees (video)

Panagiota Vasileiadou is an 82-year-old granny. Her home in in the village of Idomeni, the village very close to the camp that has been hosting at times more than 12,000 refugees and migrants. Granny Panagiota has witnessed hundreds of refugees begging for food to feed their children or clean water …

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US President Obama chats with Varoufakis in White House

US Presidents do not normally meet and chat with finance ministers. However US President Barack Obama broke the protocol and had an informal chat with Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis during a reception hosted at the White House in order to honor Greece’ Independence Day. Certainly a powerful gesture of …

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Judges reject Romanos’ request; clashes in Athens over hunger-striker

The Judicial Council rejected on Wednesday morning the request of hunger-striker Nikos Romanos to be granted educational furloughs while in prison. With Justice showing a relentless face towards a convict on hunger strike claiming his right to education as foreseen by the law, media reported last night, that coalition government …

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Haris Alexiou in concert “solidarity with laid-off cleaners”

Wearing red plastic gloves – the trade mark of cleaning ladies – Charis Alexiou went on stage on Monday evening on Syntagma Square right opposite from the Greek Parliament. The famous singer had agreed to give concert in solidarity with the 595 cleaners who had been laid-off by the Greek …

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repost: ERT solidarity letter from Portugal, signed by 78 personalities – incl ex president

KTG re-posts the “ERT solidarity letter signed by 78 personalities from Portugal” – incl a former president of the country -, after several people complained they could not open to read the post and got error message “Page not Found”.  LTG hopes it will work now. original post on June …

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Policemen express sympathy to colleagues arrested on suspicion of drug dealers protection

Some twenty policemen gathered on Friday morning outside a court in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, to express sympathy and solidarity for two colleagues arrested for allegedly offering protection to a network of drug dealers. The solidarity protesters cheered and welcomed the defendants as …heroes when the two were taken to court in handcuffs …

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Solidarity Action: 12 Hours for Greece, May 16/12

An event to show solidarity with Greek people in times of crisis is organized in Brussels on May 16, 2012. “12 Hours for Greece, is a unique way to discover Greece, its culture, its food and its people !! Objectives  to combat stereotypes , on the occasion of a cultural …

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“Solidarity With Greece” Protest Inside the British Museum

Visitors at the British Musem were stunned to see silent marbles suddenly getting a voice. Among the several artifacts of the Elgin Marbles, a banner was saying “Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay. Solidarity with Greece”. Greek archaeologists and students as well members of “Coalition of Resistance” and “Greece Solidarity Campaign” had raised …

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Indignant French Dance Solidarity-Sirtaki For Greece (video)

Oh, that’s nice! Dozens Indignants from France try to dance Sirtaki in Paris under the tunes of  “Zorba the Greek” composed by Mikis Theodorakis. A small group gives the lead and soon all Indignants at La Defense square hold each other on the shoulders and dance to the music. On 11.11.11, the Indignant French sent …

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