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Greece’s President and Prime Minister honor Holocaust Remembrance Day

Greece’s President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis marked the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp on the Holocaust Remembrance Day. “The Holocaust is the most extreme manifestation of evil in human history and the most painful legacy of the twentieth century,” Sakellaropoulou said after …

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Holocaust survivor, 98, first care home resident vaccinated in Thessaloniki

A 98-year-old Holocaust survivor was the first resident of a nursing home in Thessaloniki to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Mrs Zana, is a survivor of the death camp in Auschwitz. she resides in Saoul Modiano Nursing Home. The president of National Health Organization (EODY) Panagiotis Arkoumaneas was also present during …

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92-year-old Greek WWII rescuer meets the Jews she saved in Jerusalem

One by one, the 40 descendants of a group of Israeli siblings leaned down and hugged the elderly Greek woman to whom they owe their very existence, as she sat in her wheelchair and wiped away tears streaking down her wrinkled face.  Clutching the hands of those she hid, fed …

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Greek Foreign Ministry appoints Special Envoy for Anti-Semitism

For the first time, the Greek Foreign Ministry has appointed a Special Envoy for Anti-Semitism and Anti-Defamation of the Holocaust.  Special Secretary of Religious and Cultural Diplomacy, Dr. Efstathios C. Lianos Liantis was appointed Special Secretary for Anti-Semitism and Anti-Defamation of the Holocaust, the Ministry announced on Wednesday. It is …

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92-year-old Holocaust survivor leads the Remembrance March in Thessaloniki

Sitting in a wheelchair, 92-year-old Holocaust survivor Moshe Aelion defied the rain and led the march of painful Remembrance. The march of the Jews of  Thessaloniki, from Elefterias Square to the Old Railway Station, from where the first train left for the death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau on 7. …

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Austrian politician Landbauer glorifies the Nazi Massacre on Crete and the Holocaust

Udo Landbauer, leading candidate of  Austria’s Freedom Party in the upcoming local elections in the state of Lower Austria, is said to have glorified the Holocaust and the Wehrmacht through songs of his fraternity group Germania. The FPÖ is a right-wing populist and national-conservative political party and is since the snap …

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Thessaloniki: Anarchists clash with police and nationalists (videos)

Clashes between anarchists and police forces occurred Sunday noon in Thessaloniki around the White Tower. The clashes began when anarchists attacked a passerby, whom they considered to be member of a nationalist group that held a demonstration nearby. The atmosphere was tense ever since the morning, as some 20 members …

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Holocaust-deniers in Greek Parliament

As provocative as it gets. Taking advantages of legislation shortages and lope holes. An MP from extreme-right, neo-nazi Golden Dawn directly/indirectly accepted the party was denying the existence of Holocaust. Provocation on purpose? Most probably… During a session of  the economic committee investigated the infamous Lagarde-List, GD MP Ilias Kassidiaris …

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