Calamos Supports Greece

Polytechnic Uprising

Athens Polytechnic Uprising: How Greek Students Overthrew a Coup

As of November 1973, it had been six and a half years since Greece had been placed under strict military rule. Opponents of the junta which took over in the April 21, 1967 coup had been tortured, jailed, exiled, or put...

November 17 Anniversary: Thousands March to Commemorate the Polytechnic Uprising

Thousands of people marched on the streets of Athens on Saturday afternoon to commemorate the anniversary of the Polytechnic uprising and the victims of the 1973 deadly crackdown by the police and the Army of a student uprising against...

Cyprus Football Club Fans Raise Banner Denying Polytechnic Uprising

A group of Cyprus' Apoel football club fans hoisted a banner with the slogan, ‘’Polytechnio 1973-2017, 44 years of lies,” during their club’s match against Omonia on Friday, November 17, the day on which the anniversary of the student...

Thousands Join Polytechnic Uprising Commemoration March at US Embassy

Thousands of protesters marched on Friday to the US Embassy in Athens to mark the anniversary of the 1973 crackdown on a student uprising against the military dictatorship ruling Greece between 1967 and 1974. Shouting anti-American slogans, protesters from various...

Polytechnic Uprising: Destitute Greek Republic's Last Remaining Memorial

The Polytechnic School uprising against the military dictatorship 44 years ago; an overflow of resistance by the Greek people against the junta, is the last remaining memorial of a republic sunk into destitute - both financial and political. In the...

Greeks March in Honor of 1973 Student Uprising in Athens

Thousands of Greeks hit the streets of Athens on Tuesday in honor of the student uprising against the Greek dictatorship that took place on this day in 1973. Greek citizens, including organized blocs such as the All Workers Militant Front (PAME) and the...

Greece Celebrates Anniversary of November 17, 1973 Student Uprising Against Junta

On the 42nd anniversary of the November 17, 1973 student uprising against the colonels' dictatorship, a cold chill embraces Athens in light of the bloody terrorist attack in Paris. This year Athenians and visitors from other cities place flowers not...

An Uprising Remembered: CIA Daughter on Anti-junta Polytechnic Anniversary

On the occasion of the Athens Polytechnic Uprising against the Greek Junta, Leslie Absher, the daughter of a CIA operative stationed in Greece during the military dictatorship, remembers the events that brought down the regime forty one years ago...

'Acropole Palace' Hotel Reopens After Restoration

The historic “Acropole Palace” hotel in downtown Athens will be ready to use again in 2015, after the end of its ongoing restoration, as Lina Mendoni, general secretary of the Greek Culture Ministry said in the Central Council for...

40th Anniversary of the Polytechnic Uprising:Thousands of People in the Protest March

The events for the 40th anniversary of the Polytechnic uprising in 1973, reached its peak with the annual protest march. The march began at the gate of the Polytechnic University reaching the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece. Many students,...