Tag: vandalism

Icons in Pontian monastery destroyed by Turkish vandals 1

Icons in Pontian monastery destroyed by Turkish vandals

The historic Soumela Monastery in Pontus, has come under intense vandalism despite the site being included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Many of the icons and murals in the historic monastery have…

Vandals attack Ancient Greek site in Albania 8

Vandals attack Ancient Greek site in Albania

The destruction of ancient Nymphaeum (monumental fountain) of ancient Apollonia (Ἀπολλωνία) near Fieri (Φίερι) has caused outrage in the Greek community of Northern Epirus, in southern Albania. Vandals have caused irreparable damage…

Byzantine flag was found hanging from mosque in Cyprus 10

Byzantine flag was found hanging from mosque in Cyprus

A Byzantine flag found hanging from the Tuzla Mosque in the city of Limassol, Cyprus, has caused outrage in Turkish media with politicians expressing their anger. The Vice President of Turkey, Fuat…

Turkish media caught making fake news about Greek mosque 14

Turkish media caught making fake news about Greek mosque

In the last few days, Turkish media became incensed over a mosque in Greece that had displayed a Greek flag on a minaret. Akşam Gazetes, even called this “provocative.” Many social media…

Erdoğan: Not a single mosque left in Athens 17

Erdoğan: Not a single mosque left in Athens

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has once again been caught out lying to stoke ultra-nationalistic and ultra-religious fanaticism to discredit Greece in a speech he made yesterday. “Hagia Sophia was beautified and…

lesvos church vandalism

Greek Orthodox church in Lesvos vandalised by refugees

Images are emerging of a Greek Orthodox church in Lesvos which was vandalised by refugees. On Monday, more than 500 refugees grouped together to head down to the port of Mytilini from…

Thessaloniki Holocaust Memorial vandalised 25

Thessaloniki Holocaust Memorial vandalised

Unknown persons vandalised the Holocaust Memorial on Friday and sprayed it with swastikas. The incident coincided with the recent anti-FYROM demonstrations on Friday were police in Thessaloniki used tear gas and a…

Christian Museum

Government investigates vandalism of Christian Museum

Greece’s Ministry of Culture has commenced an official investigation into acts of vandalism that took place at the Byzantine and Christian Museum on July 28. According to the Ministry’s statement which assures…