Greece

Giannis Panousis

Migrants Released from Criticized Greek Detention Center

It was decided on Wednesday, February 18, that Greek authorities gradually start releasing migrants from Amygdaleza detention center, northwest of Athens. The mass release will start next Tuesday, just days after the center was criticized by Doctors of the...

Greek Deputy Citizen Protection Minister: Chemicals are not for Chasing Pensioners and Teachers

Greek Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Giannis Panousis announced the disengagement of 1,500 to 2,000 police officers used for guarding person-targets. "The policeman in the neighborhood and foot patrols will continue to exist," he said to Greece's VIMA FM on Monday. On a question regarding the use...

Iron Fence Removed from Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Athens

Newly elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proceeded with yet another symbolic move since he assumed office last Monday, by ordering the removal of the iron fence placed before the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Syntagma Square in downtown...