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Children from Bulgaria Are Being Sold to Greeks According to New Report

In an extensive report, the Balkan Insight claims that there are close to hundreds of children being sold by mothers in Bulgaria to Greek couples every year. The report notes that while mothers profit with 1,000 euros to 5,000 euros for selling their...

Roma Risk their Lives to Remove Scrap Metal from Burning Greek Warehouse

Groups of Roma are plundering a warehouse of recyclable materials in Aspropyrgos, Greece, where a major fire broke out on Saturday afternoon, jeopardizing their lives. Firefighters managed to control the blaze on Sunday, which started for unknown reasons in a...

Two Roma Couples Arrested For Child Abduction in Sparta

Greek police in Sparta are investigating two strange cases, possibly related to illegal adoptions. Two Roma families and a couple of four-year-old children appear to be involved. Following a formal complaint submitted to local police, officers arrived in two separate camps...

Best Defensive Teams in Europe: AEL Kalloni Tops the List!

Bayern Munich, Juventus and Barcelona come close, but nonetheless still lose the battle to AEL Kalloni for Europe's best defensive team so far this season. It sounds like a hoax, but it's far from that, as the club from the...

Man Arrested For Deceiving Elderly, Including Greek Health Minister's Mother

A man who has spent years deceiving elderly Greeks – among them the mother of Health Minister Makis Voridis – has just been arrested in the Menidi of Attica following a chase with police officers. The minister of health's mother...

Roma Sign Olympiacos Defender Holebas

Roma have officially completed the acquisition of Olympiacos left back Jose Holebas, the club have announced. The 30 year old Greek international player moves to the Giallorossi for a fee that could rise to €1.5 million and will provide competition...

Amnesty Int’l: Greece Among Countries Mistreating Romas

Amnesty International published a report on April 8 with the title “Europe: “We ask for justice”: Europe’s failure to protect Roma from racist violence.” The report pinpoints the violent racist attacks against Roma all over Europe and particularly in...

10 Greek Roma Children to be Awarded in the US

Until a few years ago Roma children in Dendropotamos of Thessaloniki, Greece did not go to school. They were condemned to live in poverty inside the confines of a ghetto, where they often resorted to illegal acts. Today, however,...

Fate of Roma Girl Little Maria Goes to Court

The custody trial of "Little Maria," as she became known, started yesterday in a court in the central city of Larissa. The fair-haired child was placed into foster care six months ago after she was spotted during a raid on...

Roma Couple Jailed For Falsely Presenting Child as Their Own

A 59-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman have been temporarily imprisoned after entering their plea to the magistrate of Katerini, Greece. The Roma couple was accused and arrested for falsely presenting an infant as their own. After a DNA...