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International Roma Day: The Stigmatized People of Greece

The issue of Roma people in Greece remains controversial to this day, as they prefer to live in the margins of society, refusing to integrate

The Lost Art of Traditional Basket Weaving in Greece

Traditional handicrafts of Greece were initially born out of necessity. Still appreciated today is basket weaving.

Seven Greek Officers Charged With Homicide For Killing Young Roma

Seven Greek police officers were charged with intentional homicide on Sunday for shooting and killing a young Roma after a car chase on Saturday morning in the Perama area of Piraeus. Police say that the officers fired shots at the...

Greek Police Shoot Dead Young Roma; Protests Erupt Near Athens

Greek police shot and killed a 20-year-old Roma man early Saturday morning. The shooting took place following a car chase in the suburb of Perama, west of Athens. A 15-year-old was also injured, and another teenager ran from the...

Greek Volunteer Example of Solidarity to Europe

Throughout the pandemic, Elias Giovanidis has been a volunteer at a food bank in Thessaloniki, providing meals for struggling families.

Roma Settlement Quarantined After 20 People Infected by Covid-19

About 5,000 people in a Roma settlement in Nea Smyrni, Larissa were put in quarantine on Thursday evening after 20 people were found to be infected by the covid-19 coronavirus. On Thursday afternoon, a 32-year-old Roma man tested positive for the...

Premier Tsipras Hosts Roma Delegation for International Romani Day

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with a delegation of Greek Roma at Maximos Mansion on Monday to celebrate International Romani Day, which is on April 8. ''The effort to raise citizens' awareness on issues relating to Greece's Roma communities...

Athens: Police Officers Injured Following Attack

Two police officers were injured when responding to an altercation at the intersection of Kifissou and Petrou Ralli avenues in Athens on Thursday night. A car in which two drunk men were traveling was stopped for an inspection, after the...

Shootings in Rhodes Leave 13 Injured, 7 Hospitalized

Thirteen people were transferred to Rhodes Hospital early Tuesday morning after shootings in Karakonero village on Rhodes island, with seven people still hospitalized. According to police, a little after midnight three Roma men in a car stopped in front of...

Gunmen Shoot at Greek Police Near Athens Roma Camp

Greek police returned fire after being shot at near a Roma camp located in a western Athenian suburb in the early hours of Thursday. There were no injuries during the incident at Ano Liosia which occurred when the police called on...