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Student Protests Against Education Bill Erupt Across Greece

Large protests erupted across Greece on Thursday as activists demonstrated against the government’s latest education bill, which calls for police on university campuses. Additionally, the protesters demanded that all levels of schools reopen with all necessary safety measures. Currently, primary and...

Over 2,000 Migrants Demand to Leave Lesvos as New Tents Arrive; US Pledges Support

According to reports in Greek media, over 2,000 migrants are gathering along the main road leading toward the now burned migrant camp of Moria on Friday. They are demanding to leave the island of Lesvos, chanting "Freedom, Freedom" to police...

Creative Protest for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles Held at the British Museum

After closing its doors for over 100 days due to Covid-19, the British Museum opened on Thursday. Among the first visitors to the museum were protestors demanding the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. During its period of closure,...

Protesters Clash With Police at Black Lives Matter March in Athens

Greek police threw tear gas to disperse a crowd of demonstrators who hurled firebombs in a march toward the U.S. Embassy compound in Athens on Wednesday in a protest over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. According to the...

Student Demonstration Takes Place in Greece's Large Cities Despite Coronavirus Curfew

Hundreds if not thousands of people gathered in Athens' Syntagma square on Friday morning to protest against an Educational bill the Greek government is bringing forward. Similar demonstrations took place in other major cities, including Thessaloniki, Chania and others. The demonstrations...

Clashes Erupt Between Students and Police Outside Athens Police Headquarters

Clashes erupted on Wednesday evening in central Athens, outside of the Greek Police Headquarters in Attica between police officers and student demonstrators. Thousands of students were protesting against police brutality as well as the conservative government's new ''law and order''...

Greek Islanders Create Blockades, Vow to Stop New Migrant Centers

Residents of Greece's three eastern Aegean islands which have been under the hottest spotlight during the migration crisis began putting up blockades on Monday to stop the government's plans to establish new migrant and refugee detention centers. The protesters, from...

North Aegean Islanders Go on General Strike in Protest Against Migrant Crisis

A general strike scheduled weeks ago took place on Wednesday on the islands of the North Aegean region of Greece, which have been the most affected by the refugee and migrant crisis of recent years. All activities on the islands...

Anti-Climate Change Protest Held in Athens' Syntagma Square

Hundreds of Greek students protested against climate change in the country’s capital on Friday morning in what is becoming a regular occurrence, taking place every Friday in many cities around the globe under the title of ''Fridays for Future.'' The...

Activists Protest Treatment of Santorini Donkeys Outside Greek Embassies Worldwide

Scores of protesters demonstrated on Thursday outside Greek Consulates and Embassies around the world, asking for an end to what they call '' Santorini’s notoriously inhumane donkey rides.'' The activists, most of whom are members of the organization People for...