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Mother of Slain American Man Writes Letter of Support to Eaton Family

Losing a loved one, especially a child, is the most difficult thing one can undergo in life. The mother of Bakari Henderson, the 22-year-old American man who was murdered on Zakynthos in 2017, created a charity in the name of...

Floyd Murder Prompts Peter Andre to Speak Out on Anti-Greek Discrimination in Australia

Pop star Peter Andre opened up on Monday about the vile abuse he has received at the hands of racists while growing up with his Greek parents in Australia. The singer, 47, says that he and his Greek parents have...

Pop Star Peter Andre Reveals Contemplating Suicide Due to Childhood Abuse

Greek-Cypriot singer Peter Andre revealed that he contemplated committing suicide after suffering years of verbal and physical abuse at the hands of bullies. Peter was born in London to Greek-Cypriot parents, but moved to Australia when he was six years...

Greek Supreme Court Orders Investigation of Racist Incidents Involving Refugees

An investigation was ordered by Greece’s Supreme Court Prosecutor Xeni Demetriou on Thursday to investigate an attack on refugees which took place recently in Attica and a situation which took place on Samos. The Samos incident involving refugees and migrants was not physical,...

Greek TV Station Banned Over Antetokounmpo Racist Abuse

The Greek National Council for Radio and Television imposed a 24-hour broadcasting ban on TV channel "E" for airing racist comments against basketball player Thanasis Antetokounmpo. The ban, which is scheduled for January 10, 2019, was announced on Tuesday in...

Greek Man Accused in Brutal Beating of Migrant

A 29-year-old man from the island of Lesvos has been arrested and is to appear before an examining magistrate on Wednesday, facing charges of inflicting grievous bodily harm and weapons violations, state-run news agency AMNA reports. The man is accused of...

Greek Premier Tsipras Supports Antetokounmpo in Racism Row

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras today posted a picture of himself on Instagram wearing Greece's national basketball team T-shirt, with Thanasis Antetokounmpo's name written on the back. Tsipras wrote ''respect and pride for those who were born and raised in Greece and made...

'Hit-and-Run' Racist Attacks Have Risen in Greece: Report

Greece faces a serious problem with xenophobic and racist attacks against asylum seekers, migrants and other minority groups, a new report has claimed. The 2017 review from the UN-backed Racist Violence Recording Network on Wednesday claimed violence against vulnerable people...

Greek Muslim Group Hits Out at 'Threats, Hatred'

The largest association of Muslims in Greece has accused a shadowy racist organization of threatening to attack its members. In a statement the Muslim Association of Greece said it received a threatening phone call on Thursday by a man claiming...

Racists Attack Home of Afghan Student Who Marched in ‘OXI Day’ Parade

Racists attacked the house of the Afghan student who took part in an ‘OXI Day’ Parade in Athens on October 28. 11 year old Amir and his family were shaken but unhurt from the attack in the Dafni neighbourhood. According to...