Malliotakis, Menendez Call for Free Elections, Human Rights in Cuba
Greek-American Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis is voicing her support for the burgeoning demonstrations in Cuba, which began recently.
Amnesty Blasts Greece for Using Pandemic to Crush Protests
Amnesty released a report on Greece saying that the police is using the pandemic as an excuse to impose blanket bans on protests.
Meet the Greek-Congolese Model Empowering Girls in Africa
Noella Coursaris Musunka was born to a Greek Cypriot father and a Congolese mother in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
NBA Pro Kanter Presented with Inaugural AHEPA Human Rights Award
Enes Kanter, of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and an outspoken critic of Erdogan's Turkey, received the 2021 AHEPA Human Rights Award.
Greek Man Devotes Life to Feeding the Hungry
Konstantinos Polychronopoulos, founder of charity "The Other Human," works tirelessly feeding the hungry in Greece in the wake of disasters.
Greece Criticized on Migrant Policy in US State Department Report
The US State Department’s annual report on human rights has criticized Greece over its treatment of migrants and asylum seekers.
US Senate Urges Biden to Press Turkey on Human Rights
The US Senate urged the Biden Administration on Tuesday to apply pressure on Turkey regarding the country's human rights record. A bipartisan letter signed by 52 senators cited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for marginalizing domestic opposition, silencing or coopting...
Greek Lawyer Elected Judge to the European Court of Human Rights
Greek lawyer Ioannis Ktistakis, an Associated Professor of Law at Democritus University in Thrace, was elected Tuesday as judge to the European Court of Human Rights. He was elected by the Council’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE). An announcement by PACE reads: "Mr Ktistakis,...
Turkish Dissidents Seek Political Asylum in Greece
A group of Turkish dissidents sailed to the Greek island of Crete on Sunday and reportedly applied for political asylum after arriving there. The boat, carrying four men, two women and their children, sailed into the bay of Sitia, accompanied...
Greece Appoints First Ever Openly Gay Minister
Greece appointed its first ever openly gay minister, Nicolas Yatromanolakis, on Monday, as PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis reshuffled his cabinet.