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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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Anti-vaxxers protest PM at TIF, clash with police in Thessaloniki

Αnti-vaxxers clashed with police in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, outside the premises of Thessaloniki International Fair where Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis delivered an important speech that included economic police measures. Hundreds of protesters against Covid-19 vaccination, among them also families with children, gathered in downtown Thessaloniki on Saturday afternoon. At some …

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Anti-vaxxers verbally attack, boo priests in Greece’s churches (videos)

Anti-vaxxers in Greece have found a new way to make their attitude heard: they have started to verbally attack priests when the latter speak to congregation in favor of vaccinations against Covid-19. In just two days, two incidents occurred in Zakynthos and Thessaloniki where anti-vaxxers protested the priest shouting Shame! …

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