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Reports of physical and sexual abuse of minors on the rise in Greece,

There is an increase in the number of cases involving physical and sexual harassment of minors recorded in Greece, as well as the number of such cases reported to authorities, as both parents and children are better informed and more aware of these issues. It is estimated that one in …

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Volunteers rescue dozens of animals dumped on uninhabited Greek island

For three consecutive days animal welfare volunteers kept sailing to the small uninhabited island to rescue lives. More than 50 cats, a couple of dogs and even a goat baby were abandoned on the island without proper care, food and water. In the middle of summer, in July. Starving, thirsty …

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Corfu court clears man who poured petrol on dog, scraps €30K fine

The three-member Misdemeanor Court on the island of Corfu found that the man who poured petrol oil on a dog was innocent and therefore scrapped also the 30,000 euros administrative fine imposed by police. The 62-year-old man appeared in court on Friday with “good intentions” and provided a paper by …

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Unbelievable! Thugs dye 3-month-old puppy ….red!

A stray puppy had to experienced how mean the humans can be. Unknown perpetrators dyed the 3-month-old puppy …red most probably just for the purpose of mean human fun. Some animal lovers from Schimatari area, in Viotia, found the puppy and took it to the vet. An examination showed that …

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Locals hail patricide of Zakytnhos, as second case of child abuse shocks Greek society

Gathered outside the Justice building in Zakynthos, relatives and friends  applaud and cheer “Bravo!”, “Alexis, we stand by you”, “We love you”, “Congratulations” as police helps a young man in handcuffs out of a car and takes him to prosecutor. “I am proud of my brother,” his step-sister told local …

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No sign of dog abused by soldiers, hunter claims to be owner

Hours after the the brutal dog abuse by Greek soldiers became public last Sunday morning, several “witnesses” and “sources” claimed towards media and on social media that “the dog was in good health” and was taken care by a “local shelter,” “other soldiers in a nearby village,” or “an elderly.” …

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Dead cows and bulls washed ashore on several Cyclades islands

A mysterious phenomenon has been taking place in the last days, with several dead cows and bulls to have been washed ashore the beaches of several islands of the Cyclades group in the central Aegean Sea. The first dead animal was a bull washed ashore in Galissia beach on the …

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Epiphany 2018: Mayor releases dead dove during Blessing the Waters (video)

Blessing the Waters and release white doves to symbolize the Holy Spirit? Greek religious ceremonies are nice if the doves are alive. In Kalamata, however, the mayor released one dove, a dead dove that fell like a rocket into the water instead of flying high in the sky and bring …

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Animal rights group threatens to sue Dolphins Park in Athens

A German animal rights group said that it plans to file a lawsuit against the Attica Zoological Park in Spata, east of Athens, over its alleged “criminal” treatment of dolphins. ProWal’s managing director, Andreas Morlok, said on the group’s Facebook page that the dolphins are forced to perform unnatural acts …

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Lovely 10-month-old Mitsi has one Christmas wish: a forever home

Cutie Mitsi is a lovely dog approximately 10 months old. She was abused and left to die by monster perpetrators in Patras, western Greece. A wire was tied tight around her neck, an ugly wound was open wide in one of her legs, the bone was visible. The abused dog …

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