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Must Watch: The Most Meaningful Greek Short Film We Ever Wrote About!

"Jafar” is one of the most powerful short films against racism you 'll ever see. Directed by Nancy Spetsioti the film has gone viral with almost 3,5 million views on Youtube.

Homophobic Violence Widespread in Athens

Victims of racist and homophobic violence in Athens are increasing lately as incidents become more frequent and intense. According to Greek newspaper "Ta Nea", groups of youngsters are spreading fear in neighborhoods of downtown Athens on a daily basis. The last incident...

Immigrant Fruit Pickers Strike Over Ill-Treatment

After many delays in payment, inhumane living conditions and racist treatment by the Greek Police, 800 immigrant farm workers of mainly Pakistani origin proceeded with a strike last week in the town of Skala, Peloponnese, in southern Greece. The strike began on July 3 and...

Lecture on ‘Racism in Greek Public Discourse’ in Melbourne

The Ithacan Philanthropic Society in Melbourne will host on Thursday an open lecture by Dr. Efrosini Deligianni on the racist stereotypes and prejudices like xenophobia which have dominated Greek public discourse both at the political and social level. The event "Racist Talk in Greek...

Greek Doctor Convicted For Racist Behavior

Fifty-Seven-year-old Greek doctor, Costas Kastaniotis was convicted to a 16-month prison term and a 3 year suspension because he violated the anti-racism law. In particular, he was accused of putting a sign up outside his office that read “Jews...

Greek Authorities Recover the Bodies of 4 Immigrants

On Friday, February 7, Greek authorities discovered the bodies of four immigrants. The immigrants drowned while a coast guard vessel was towing their boat last month. The Greek divers recovered the bodies of two adults and two children from...

Syrian Refugees Having a Hard Time In Greece

As the civil war in Syria gets worse day by day, the number of refugees who seek better luck has been constantly increasing. The host countries in Europe and the Middle East have grown uneasy over the new arrivals....

Discrimination Claim in Athens Classic Marathon

The Greek news website inpost.gr came in contact with the paralympian athlete Alexandros Taxildaris, to inform us about his and Makis Kalaras’ exclusion from the Athens Classic Marathon. It was reported that they both submitted an application form, and when...

"Attitude Towards Roma Similar to that of Second World War"

The story of the little blond girl, Maria  found in a Roma camp in Farsala, monopolized the Greek and international media for several weeks and revealed a tough reality. Racial discrimination towards Roma, or Gypsies as they are often...

Girl of Albanian Origin to Hold Greek Flag

As published by candia.gr, a school in Hersonisos, Crete, was cause for talk throughout the region. Parents and students reacted when the school decided that an Albanian student will be the leader of the school parade on October 28. The...