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May 1st Marks 43rd Anniversary of Death of Anti-Junta Hero Panagoulis

May 1, 2019 marks the forty-third anniversary of Alexandros Panagoulis' death on the first of May in 1976 in Athens. Panagoulis became well-known for his brave struggle against the military dictatorship which ravaged Greece and its society for nearly seven years,...

April 21, 1967: A Date Most Greeks Want to Forget

                                       (Makarezos, Pattakos, Papadopoulos) For the army colonels who overthrew the government and established a seven-year long cruel dictatorship, April 21, 1967...

April 21, 2017: The 50th Anniversary of a Dark Day in Greece's Modern History (video)

Athenians who are over 50 years old probably have some memories of that Spring morning of April in 1967, when the radio was playing military songs and the announcer was warning people to stay indoors because the Greek Armed Forces...

40th Anniversary of the Heroic Uprising

Forty years have passed since the uprising that took place on the 17th of November 1973 in the Polytechnic School of Athens, Greece. It was a soul-stirring act of resistance against the tyranny of the Military Junta. It was...

Profile Of A Greek Extremist: Nikolaos Michaloliakos

Nikolaos Michaloliakos, 55, the leader of the Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party that the government is trying to break through legal means, has dominated political attention since the extremists won 18 seats in Parliament in 2012 on the back...