discrimination

Toronto’s Anti-Greek Riots of 1918 Changed the Face of the City Forever

The living memories of Toronto's August 1918 anti-Greek riots may have faded, but the metropolis' Greek residents still commemorate the disturbing events of that day, just before the end of WWI, when the world changed forever for Greek-Canadians in...

Amnesty International Blasts Greek MPs for Voting Against Discrimination Ban

Amnesty International has condemned the failure of the Greek Parliament to adopt a constitutional amendment prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender, gender identity or sexual orientation. A total of 170 MPs out of the 300-seat House voted against the...

Greek Lesbian Passenger Accuses Airline Company of Homophobia

Greek passenger Kristina Antoniades was traveling with the Australian airline Qantas when she was asked to move seats, so that a married couple could sit together. The 35-year-old lawyer was travelling from Brisbane to Melbourne with her partner and...

UN Official in Greece to Evaluate Racism Levels

The United Nations has sent its Special Rapporteur Mutuma Ruteere to Greece to evaluate the level of racism and discrimination that exists in the country. Ruteere will stay in Greece from Monday May 4 to Friday May 8, in order...