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Plevris removed from Bar Association over Nazi salute in GD trial

Τhe Athens Bar Association’s disciplinary board removed lawyer Konstantinos Plevris, for a Nazi salute in front of judges and a crowd of people at an appeal hearing of Golden Dawn in October 2022. Plevris, who is well-known for his Nazi support, was representing Giannis Lagos, a MEP and former GD …

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Plevris vs Plevris: Health Minister criticizes his father for Nazi salute in courtroom

With several days delay,  Greece’s conservative Health Minister Thanos Plevris went public to criticize his father for Nazi salute inside the courtroom. His father Costas Plevris, a lawyer and well-known Holocaust-denier, was attending as defense lawyer of convicted MEP Giannis Lagos the second instance trial of neo-nazis Golden Dawn last …

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KIS calls on Health Minister Plevris to apologize for Auschwitz statements

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) has expressed its concern for the appointment of Thanos Plevris as Minister of Health. KIS wants that Plevris apologize for previous statements denying the Holocaust. In a statement issued on Wednesday, just a day after Plevris appointment, the KIS said: “The …

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Convicted GD MEP Lagos hires far-right lawyer Plevris, father of ND MP

MEP and convicted Golden Dawn Giannis Lagos fired his lawyer and hired Constantinos Plevris. The 80-year-old lawyer is also a prolific far-right author and father of New Democracy MP Thanos Plevris who immediately distanced himself form the issue. Through his new lawyer, Lagos accused the judges of bias and appealed …

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Athens New Year celebration: Shameful racist rand against little girl

The celebrations in downtown Athens on the New Year’s Eve triggered a racist rand against a 10-year-old girl and the waving of Palestinian flags by the audience. Exciting little girl on stage during the countdown The feast was organized by the new major of Greek capital Haris Doukas (PASOK) and …

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Palestinian man arrested for putting Greece a risk even of “reprisals”

Greek police have arrested a Palestinian man, who climbed up a street light  with Palestinian flag at pro-Palestinian rally outside the Parliament on Sunday. The 22-year-old climbed a light post and attached a pole with the Palestinian and Greek flags. Footage of his actions was later circulated on social media, …

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Pediatric heart-surgeon suspected for the deaths of 15 children

Pediatric heart-surgeon at two private hospital is suspected to be responsible for the death of at least 15 children, He is currently under investigation after parents officially complained with a letter to health authorities. According to media reports, the 60-year-old pediatric cardiologist worked in two private clinics in Athens and …

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Greece’s Health Minister falls victim of yogurt attack

Greece’s Health Minister Thanos Plevris was attacked with yogurt, while he was having lunch with his wife and children in a tavern of Petralona district of Athens at Sunday noon. In a post on Twitter, minister Plevris uploaded two pictures and blamed “brazen leftists” for the attack adding that also …

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Generic drugs for children fully available, no price hikes, says Health Minister

Generic medication with the same therapeutic value is fully available for children, Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Wednesday, seeking to reassure parents about shortages, particularly of inhalers and syrups. In a press conference, the health minister said, “I understand parents’ concerns, and what I am saying is that there …

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Drugs shortage in Greece drives patients ‘crazy’ amid wave of seasonal viruses

The problem of drug shortages is growing each and every day in Greece amid a wave of viruses outbreak and the threats by the Health Minister to pharmaceutical warehouses and doctors do not seem to help at all. At a time when seasonal viruses such as the flu, the RSV …

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Unvaccinated health workers to return with strict protocol

Unvaccinated health workers of the National Health Care system will return to work under a strict protocol that will include regular rapid testing. The return is reportedly scheduled on January 1, 2023, almost 15 months after thousands of doctors, nurses and administrative personnel were sent home for refusing to not …

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Flu vaccination without prescription, says Health Minister

Health Minister Thanos Plevris, announced on Thursday the end of prescription for the flu vaccine. Citizens will have them directly at the pharmacy without  without requiring a prior visit to a doctor. The process is estimated to start within the next two weeks, the minister told ANT1 TV. “We have …

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