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Protesters deface shop of child’s rapist and pimp; more “clients” arrested

Angry protesters defaced the shop of the 53-year-old rapist and pimp of a 12-year-old girl and set his business van on fire in the Athens district of Sepolia  during a rally held on Saturday. Protesters wrote slogans and threw paint on the shop’s front. Minor scuffles erupted later with riot …

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Women in Athens protest rising victims of femicide; strong police presence

Women’s organizations and feminist groups marched in downtown Athens on Tuesday evening to protest femicide and gender-based violence, after three women were killed by their husbands or partner in Crete, Zakynthos and Athens in just 36 hours. 56-year old Georgia was stabbed to death by her husband in Rethymnon, Crete …

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Parthenon Marbles: Greeks and Brits protest inside the British Museum

Greeks and Brits raised their voice and staged a protesters inside the British Museum hall where the Parthenon Marbles are displayed demanding for the return to Greece. The protesters unfurled banners and Greek flags. English author and honorary Greek citizen Victoria Hislop presented a cake with candles representing the 13 …

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Food sector in Patras turns lights off, march to protest power bills

Ιn Patras and other cities and towns of Peloponnese, businessmen inf the food service sector turned off the light on Wednesday evening and marched with candles through the streets to protest the exorbitant electricity bills. Holding banned reading “Power is killing us” and shouting slogans, they marched with the support …

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Angry producers set Tsipouro on fire to protest name change (video)

Angry producers of famous tsipouro in central Greece poured liters of the strong distilled spirit on the road and set it on fire. Together with dozens of farmers on tractors, the tsipouro producers occupied a part of the national Larissa-Kozani highway to protest government plans to change the name of …

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Ecumenical Patriarch, Greece protest disco event at historical Sumela Monastery in Turkey

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Greek Foreign ministry sharply protested footage showing a Turkish band dancing to electronic music at the historical Greek Orthodox Monastery Sumela in northern Turkey. The Ecumenical Patriarch sent a complaint to Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy where he described the performance as “an …

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Protesters demand Justice for Femicide victims in Greece

Several women organizations and feminist groups gathered outside the Parliament on Friday night to protest the murders of women by their partners or family members. Demanding “justice, equality and prevention” the protesters urged the government to take measures against the femicide in Greece that cost the lives of 17 women  …

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Tibet activists arrested in Athens, Olympia protesting against Beijing Olympics 2022

Activists from Tibet protested against the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Greece, hanging a banner at the Acropolis and disrupting the torch lighting ceremony at the ancient Olympia site. A total of six people have been arrested. Two people were arrested in Athens on Sunday as they attempted to …

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