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1,500 parents sign to expel refugee children from schools on Chios

Dozens of parents and school children guardians on the island of Chios have moved against the education of refugee children in five schools on the island. In an non-judicial document bearing the signatures of 1,500 people the parents ask that refugee children do not attend the public school system. The …

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Adam Catsavelos triggers huge outrage in South Africa with racist comments

As if we did not have enough racists at home, now we also import some. A Diaspora Greek from South Africa triggered a huge outrage due to his racist comments. In a video that has gone viral, entrepreneur Adam Catsavelos is heard boasting about being on a Greek beach without …

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German neo-Nazi member sentenced for murders of one Greek, nine Turkish citizens

A German court found neo-Nazi NSU member Beate Zschäpe guilty of murder on ten people and sentenced her to life in prison. The surviving member of the neo-Nazi terrorist group the National Socialist Underground (NSU), Beate Zschäpe, has been found guilty of 10 counts of murder. Nine of the terror-organization …

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Roma girl laid to rest as perpetrator still at large and police arrests one “accomplice”

Dressed with a white bride dress and placed in a white open coffin, members of the small Roma community in Amfissa accompanied 13-year-old Yannoula to her last residence at a local cemetery on Wednesday morning. A small truck was playing sad songs all along the girl’s last journey to the …

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Racist violence creeping up in Greece, RVRN report finds

Attacks by organised groups against migrants, refugees and activists have been creeping up in Greece, the Athens-based Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN) said on Wednesday, and it called for zero tolerance towards racist violence. In its 2017 annual report, RVRN said the living conditions of refugees and migrants on Greek …

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Racist attacks against migrants from Pakistan surge after Christmas (video)

Racist attacks targeting homes of migrant laborers have surged in neighborhoods of Piraeus over the Christmas days, Greek anti-racism activist group KEERFA has said. More than 30 homes where mostly migrants from Pakistan have been living became the target of racist attacks since the Christmas day, December 25th 2017. Video …

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PM Tsipras speaks with Afghan family that became target of racist attack (video)

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke with the mother of  11-year-old Afghan boy, Amir, whose home was target of racists attack in the early morning hours of Friday. “I spoke with Amir’s mother and expressed my support to what they have been through,” Tsipras tweeted. “Amir, and every child in our …

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Three young men arrested for racist attack against Pakistanis in Aspropyrgos

Three young men were arrested on Thursday for the attack against two Pakistani nationals on Saturday in Aspropyrgos. Two of the arrestees are 17 years old and one 18. According to police, the three are supporters of the extreme right but no evidence was found officially linking them to far-right …

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‘Black Haired Pig’: Greek-Swedish journalist speaks up against racism and sexism

“Black Haired Pig” A powerful and shocking message against racism, sexism and xenophobia from a Greek-Swedish woman who has experienced first hand hate against migrants in Sweden ever since she moved there with her family at the age of six. In a powerful video, Alexandra Pascalidou, 46, a prominent personality …

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Greek reporter makes racist remark against NBA Star Giannis Antetokounmpo (video)

Professional basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Greek Freak, has been often targeted by racists. The latest incident occurred two two days ago in New Orleans, when a Greek journalist asked coach Steve Kerr at a press conference whether the Milwaukee Bucks star was a “Black Greek.” Golden Golden State Warriors …

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