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Activists Protest on Cyprus Against Turkey’s Planned Nuclear Plant

On Wednesday activists formed a human chain across the 70-meter UN-controlled buffer zone in protest to Turkey's plans to build a nuclear power plant only 56 miles (90 kilometers) from Cyprus's northern shoreline, the AP has reported. The planned Russian-made...

Greek Activists Protest the Slaughtering of Lambs for Easter (video)

Dozens of Greeks on Sunday protested silently the slaughtering of lambs for Easter on Ermou Street in Athens. The activists were silent and stood in the capital's main shopping street holding placards with written messages on pictures of lambs. The messages...

15 Arrests in Idomeni as Part of Tighter Policing

The Greek police authorities proceeded with 15 arrests in Idomeni, in regards to the intensive controls after the latest incidents and reports that specific people provoke refugees and migrants. According to an announcement by the police authorities, the arrests occurred...

Activists Arrested in Greece after Power Plant Incident

Ten Greenpeace activists were arrested after climbing a tower at a power plant belonging to Public Power Corporation (PPC), Greece's main electricity provider in Kozani, Greece. The activists were protesting against the coal power plant, demanding for a switch...

Humanitarian Help from Greek, Norwegian and Swedish Activists

A coalition of activists said on Tuesday they would send a flotilla of ships to break Israel's siege of Gaza by the end of 2014, four years after a similar campaign ended in a deadly raid by Israeli commandos. The...

Gaza-Bound Ship Brings on Food, Activists off Greek Coast

A sailing ship with pro-Palestinian activists that is planning to break an Israeli blockade of Gaza took on food and passengers off the southern Greek coast, a spokesman said on Wednesday. The Estelle, which first set off from Sweden and...

16 Activists Arrested in Syntagma Square, Charged on Insubordination

25 activists from Spain, Italy, Ireland, France, as well as from Greece, participated in European demonstrations against the Greek crisis and the EU's and the IMF's policy. 16 were arrested early in the morning of May 15 in Syntagma Square in...

German Activists Protest Outside Their Embassy in Athens

At 4pm on Thursday, German activists protested outside their Embassy in Athens. They had some placards suspended, with slogans against their country's policy. 13 protesters were adduced by policemen, together with three photojournalists of different news agencies, one of which...

Three Members of "Anonymous" Arrested By Greek Police

Athens, Greece (AP) - Greek police say they have arrested an Athens schoolboy and identified two more suspected of a computer hacking attack on the Justice Ministry website this month. A police statement says the three claim to be part...

Activists Symbolically Occupy Cypriot Buffer Zone

According to an AFP report on November 26, activists ‘occupied’ the Cypriot Buffer Zone of the Ledra crossing in the divided capital of Nicosia under a Greek and Turkish banner reading "Welcome to Cyprus". The crossing is under UN-control and...