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Greek Club Signs South Korean Volleyball Players Accused of Bullying

The Greek club PAOK Salonika signed twin South Korean volleyball players Lee Jae-yeong and Lee Da-yeong, earlier this week. The twins have been banned by their former club and the Korean national team after accusations of bullying. The twins enjoyed...

Pop Star Peter Andre Reveals Contemplating Suicide Due to Childhood Abuse

Greek-Cypriot singer Peter Andre revealed that he contemplated committing suicide after suffering years of verbal and physical abuse at the hands of bullies. Peter was born in London to Greek-Cypriot parents, but moved to Australia when he was six years...

Greek Boy Hangs Himself, Suicide Note Refers to 'Bullying'

Greek public opinion is in shock over the suicide of a 14-year-old student in Athens on Sunday amid allegations of extensive bullying by fellow students. The boy hanged himself on the balcony of his home in Argyroupoli, just south of...

Ariel Winter Quits Twitter Over Bullying

Ariel Winter, the Greek-American star of the hit sitcom "Modern Family", has quit Twitter over the constant bullying and negativity she receives. Her representative told media outlets that "Ariel has taken a break from Twitter and engaging with commenters on...

School in Crete Becomes First Greek School to Win the Diana Award for Anti-bullying

Thirty students from an English school in the town of Rethymno, in Crete, were presented with the international Diana Award for their work against bullying by Britain’s Ambassador to Greece, John Kittmer, during a ceremony at the country’s embassy...

One in Two Doctors Wants to Leave Greece

One in two doctors in Greece considers that working conditions are bad, while bullying, demeaning remarks and gender discrimination are frequent in Greek hospitals. The bullying and discrimination in the ​​healthcare sector in Greece is considerable, according to a study...

15-Year-Old Greek Student Kills 17-year-old Student with a Shotgun

“He was teasing my sister so I took my revenge” confessed a 15-year-old student from Patras to Greek police, after he killed a fellow 17-year-old student with a shotgun. At first the younger boy had been claiming to have killed...

Greek Student Stabs 3 Girls Who Bullied Her

A 22-year-old female student stabbed three of her fellow students who had bullied her, with a knife. "I wanted to stop them, not to kill them. It was the only way to put a stop," the woman said. "It was carrying...

Greek Student's Lawyer Does Not Rule Out Murder

The lawyer representing Vangelis Giakoumakis’ family is not ruling out the scenario that the young student could have been murdered. According to lawyer Dimitris Boukas, it is possible that Vangelis committed suicide, but at this point there are also other...

Authorities Searching for Bullies Involved in Greek Student's Suicide

Vangelis Giakoumakis, the Greek student who committed suicide after being bullied by his fellow students, was buried yesterday in Rethymno, Crete. Thousands of people were present at his funeral to pay their respects and say their last goodbyes. Meanwhile, Greek...