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Tear gas against racist “Greeks only” food handout, GD lawmaker attacks Athens Mayor

The row between Mayor of Athens and extreme-right Golden Dawn ended in police firing tear gas at Syntagma square on Thursday morning and the mayor to denounce that he was attacked by a GD lawmaker. The extreme-right party has announced to organize a food handout for “Greeks only” in front …

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Why jobless Greeks do not go strawberry picking?

There has been lots of discussions in my environment about why jobless Greeks do not go strawberry picking. Of course, it’s not only strawberries growing in Manolada, Peloponnese. It’s the peaches in Naousa, Macedonia or the apples in Zagora, Pilio just to mention a few of the agricultural products flourishing in Greece. But …

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UPD Channel 4: Greek student films the true face of Golden Dawn

National Film and Television student Konstantinos Georgousis spent a month in summer 2012 filming members of extreme-right party Golden Dawn – wandering through the streets of Athens, harassing migrants. The result is shocking. So shocking that I refuse to display the video footage here. Speaking to UK Channel 4 News about …

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Golden Dawn indoctrinates even 6-year-old children

Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) launched the indoctrination of school starters with the ideals of the extreme-right party. Children of even 6 years old that are described as  “the little friends of the movement” recently visited local offices of the party together with their parents and underwent an ideological brain-wash. Referring to …

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Council of State orders scrapping of Greek citizenship law

The Council of State on Tuesday deemed unconstitutional a law passed almost three years ago which allows second-generation migrants to apply for Greek citizenship and to stand in local elections. Greece’s highest administrative court ruled that only Greeks could stand for office. It also decided that the criteria for offering …

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Greek health care: EU-citizens and third-country nationals to pay double prices for hospital treatment

The decree issued last October by Greek health ministry separates patients into two categories: Greeks and foreigners. This health care scheme separating patients in two classes will charge foreigners receiving treatment in public hospitals with double prices and thus for the same service received by the Greeks. According to the controversial decree, the daily fees …

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Greek Police set up phone line to report racist attacks

Greek police started a service where victims and concerned citizens can report incidents of racist attacks. Under telepone number <11414> any Greek or foreigner can report racism motivated attacks. Departments and Offices of Racial Violence Response went in effect on Monday, January 17th 2013. The assigned offices will  collect data …

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Greece’s 10.5-km long fence against illegal immigration is ready

Greece has completed the barbed-wire fence at its North-East borders to Turkey. With 10,365 meter length and 4 meter height the fence extends all along the land borders, from  Kastanies posting until the Evros river. According to Greek officials, the fence cannot be climbed without mechanical means. Of course, illegal immigrants …

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Canada concerned about Golden Dawn Branch in Montreal

Controversial extreme right-wing Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) recently opened a branch in Montreal. Reason enough for Canadian CBC broadcast to have an interview with the local deputy leader, who defended the party’s policies that are considered as ‘racist’ by the majority of Greeks and the international community. The members of Montreal branch …

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US Embassy Issues Travel Safety Advise Over Racist Attacks in Greece

US Embassy in Athens updated its safety and security information on Friday raising the awareness of US citizens of African, Asian, Hispanic or Middle Eastern descent. The American diplomatic mission explained the update with ‘unprovoked harassment and violent attacks against person perceived as foreign migrants.’ US Embassy Excerpt: “Security Message …

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