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Dendias Says Golden Dawn Could Be Banned

After the European Union’s human rights chief said that there’s enough evidence of violence being perpetrated by the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party that has 18 seats in Parliament to outlaw the group, Public Order Minister Nikos Dendias said the...

Calls for Zaroulia’s Removal from Council of Europe

The European anti-racist organisation EGAM (European Grassroots Anti-racist Movement) which participates in the parliamentarian assembly of the Council of Europe, has joined other groups in demanding the expulsion of a Greek Member of Parliament from the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn...

Greek Labor Law Changes Deemed Unlawful

Greece’s pending $17.45 billion plan for spending cuts and tax hikes demanded by international lenders includes clauses that are unlawful because they violate workers’ rights, a committee of the Council of Europe has ruled in a non-binding judgment. The committee...

Vassiliou Will Open European Heritage Days Forum

Cypriot Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will address the 5th European Heritage Days Forum Oct. 15-16 in Nicosia. Launched in 1985,it has been organized annually every year since 1999 as a joint initiative between...

Council of Europe Human Rights to Investigate Golden Dawn Alleged Attacks

The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe is reportedly to visit Athens to investigate allegations of attacks against immigrants and journalists by the elected far-right Golden Dawn. Nils Mouiznieks, the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council...

Two Greek Museums Nominated for Best European Museum 2012

Two Greek Museums are nominated this year for the European Museum of the Year 2012 Award. The ceremony organized by the European Museum Forum Assembly will take place on May 16-19 in Penafiel, Portugal. Nikos Kazantzakis Museum on Crete and...

Council of Europe Slams Greece’s Treatment of Migrants

Greek detention officers treat migrants "like caged animals", and prison conditions for Greek inmates have deteriorated, the Council of Europe's anti-torture committee said in a report on Tuesday. Publishing a detailed account of a study completed last March but kept...