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Lesvos: One-member Censorship Committee to ban theater plays with gays

The deputy mayor of Lesvos plans to establish a one-member Censorship Committee in order to hinder gays on stage of local theaters. According to local media reports, the deputy mayor, who is in charge of Culture, wants to safeguard the “good morals” on the island. Deputy mayor, Panagiotis Tsakiris, revealed …

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Prosecutor appeals court decision to acquit Bishop Amvrosios of homophobic rant

A prosecutor of the misdemeanors court in Aigio, western Greece, has appealed an earlier court decision to acquit bishop Amvrosios, on the charge of inciting hatred against homosexuals. The controversial bishop of Kalavryta most likely will find himself back to the court room. That decision had cleared Amvrosios of violating …

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Local court acquits Metropolit Amvrosios over hate speech against gays

A court in Aigio acquitted Metropolit of Aigialia and Kalavryta Amvrosios of hate speech and opened the Pandoras’s box with some media to describe the decision as “shame” and many Greeks in social media to speak of “impunity” and a “parody” of a trial. In his testimony at the court, …

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Prosecutor to investigate Bishop of Chios over “hate speech”

Greece’s General Secretary for Human Rights made an unprecedented move: Kostis Papaioannou He collected the recent “hate” statements made by Bishop of Chios Markos and forwarded them to the prosecutor in charge of Racism Crimes. The prosecutor should investigate whether the Bishop has committed any offenses. The General Secretary allegedly …

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