Tag: racism

George Floyd murals in Greece

George Floyd murals in Greece

Artists around the world have created murals depicting George Floyd to memorialise his death and show solidarity against racism. George Floyd died on May 25 when Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin used…

Greek PM honours Holocaust victims

Greek PM honours Holocaust victims

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis paid tribute to six million Jews murdered by the Nazis during World War II, during his visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. The PM…

George Floyd

Protests over the death of George Floyd continue in Athens

Greek authorities closed several central metro stations in Athens after hundreds of people gathered at Syntagma Square, in solidarity with anti-racism protests in the US following the police killing of George Floyd. Floyd died…

Mosque in Limassol attacked 13

Mosque in Limassol attacked

The Köprülü Mosque in the Cypriot city of Limassol was petrol bombed and had graffiti written on its outer walls just days after Turkey allowed Islamic readings to be read in Hagia…

George Floyd in Athens

Greek communists protest murder of George Floyd in Athens

The death of American George Floyd by a policeman in the USA also sparked protests in Greece with youth division of the Communist Party of Greece (KNE) surrounding the American Embassy in…

Greek Bishop Amvrossios jailed for anti-gay speech 27

Greek Bishop Amvrossios jailed for anti-gay speech

A Greek court has convicted prominent Greek Orthodox Bishop Amvrossios of violating laws against racism and abusing his office over an anti-gay blog posting. Amvrossios, Bishop of Kalavryta and Aigialeia in the…

Racist violence in Greece on the rise, report says 29

Racist violence in Greece on the rise, report says

by Aggelos Skordas Hate attacks carried out by organised extreme-right, xenophobic, racist and Nazi-inspired groups are on the rise in Greece, the Athens-based Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN) revealed on Wednesday. During…