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Petition demanding €8bn ECB profits return to Greece handed to Eurogroup

In a meeting with Eurogroup spokesperson Luis Rego, a group of campaigners including Positive Money Europe handed a petition to euro zone finance ministers demanding that Greece gets back the profits made off of its debt. Luis Rego promised the campaigners to bring the issue to the attention of EG …

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Campaigners demand from Eurogroup full return of ECB profits to Greece

Campaigners from pressure groups Positive Money Europe, WeMove.EU and Eurodad will hand in a petition to the Eurogroup as it meets at 15h00 CEST on Friday demanding Greek debt profits are fully returned from the European Central Bank. According to pressure groups investigation, €8 billion are missing from the Eurogroup …

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Thissio: Municipality destroys Handicraft Artists in Athens’ most colorful area

The Municipality of Athens is destroying one of the most colorful areas in the historical center of the Greek capital. The 300 artists who sell their homemade handicraft in the area of Thissio should be removed and relocated outside three metro stations in Keramikos and Victoria squares quite far from …

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Petition could help UK nationals retain EU citizenship after Brexit

The European Commission has allowed a group to launch a petition calling for permanent EU citizenship after Brexit. The proposed petition on “Permanent European Union Citizenship” is to be registered on July 23 as a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), the Commission announced. “The main objective of the proposed initiative is …

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PETITION to kick sexist, fascist Polish MEP out of the EP

International Women’s Day?  A member of the the European Parliament, Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke said that women should earn less because they “are weaker, smaller and less intelligent”! On another occasion, the European (?) Korwin-Mikke had made the Nazi salute in the EP chamber. Let’s have the EP send this …

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Someone, give Greek FinMin a glass of water, please! Now that it’s still cheap…

Not really. Yiannis Stournaras, Greece’s finance minister was speaking at the Parliament. He spoke and spoke … words and number were shot from his mouth and eventually he got thirsty. Much to his surprised, the parliament staff had not put a glass of water in front of the eloquent speaker. …

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Edinburgh activists demand from TEDGlobal to remove ex PM Papandreou from the speakers list

Ops! Activists of Real Democracy Now in Edinburgh are collecting signatures to hinder the appearance of former Greek prime minister George Papandreou at TEDGlobal 2013 conference scheduled for beginning of upcoming June in the Scottish capital. Sharply criticizing TED for inviting the ex Greek premier as a speaker, RDN stresses …

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Petition: Cambridge to suspend Modern Greek Language Dept due to financial reasons

University of Cambridge plans to suspend the teaching of Modern Greek language as of October 2013 due to financial reasons. Sign the petition, please, and stop the action that will put an end to a 75-year-old tradition. “Professor Simon Franklin, Head of School of Arts and Humanities: Save the Modern …

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Greek Police Arrests Man, 27, for Blaspheming a Monk on Facebook

Greek police arrested a 27-year-old Greek on charges of “malicious blasphemy and insutlting of religion” through Facebook. The arrest came “after thousands of e-complains from residents of different countries of the world”, so the police press release. The 27-year-old had created a page on Facebook named “Geron Pastitsios” (Elder Pastitsios), an …

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