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Greece Condemns Vandalism of Thessaloniki’s Jewish Mural

Greece condemned the vandalism of a street mural in Thessaloniki which depicts the extermination of the city's Jews in Nazi camps.

Vandals Destroy Magnificent Marble Columns at Ancient Greek City in Albania

Unknown vandals in Albania have caused "irreparable" damage to a monument in ancient Apollonia near the town of Fieri, Albanian authorities announced on Saturday. The director of the archaeological site was quoted as saying that "the damage is irreparable", as...

Vandals Deface Acropolis Metro Station in Athens

Greek police on Wednesday evening arrested 43 people on suspicion that they had vandalized the Acropolis metro station in Athens. The suspects are accused of spray painting slogans underneath the replicas of ancient antiquities displayed at the station, and of destroying...

State-of-the-Art Water Pipeline Linking Aegina With Athens Vandalized

A new incident of vandalism in Greece, this time on water pipeline infrastructure, was made public on Tuesday. This time, the victims of what has become a curse in modern Greece were pipes belonging to a proposed drinking water pipeline,...

Newly-Renovated Greek Synagogue Defaced with Anti-Semitic Graffiti

A newly-renovated historic synagogue in the town of Trikala in central Greece was vandalized on Tuesday by someone who painted anti-semitic slogans on an outside wall. The words “Jewish Snakes Out” were among the slogans painted with a brush on...

Vandals Deface Office Entrance of ''Athens Voice'' Website

Unknown individuals vandalized the entrance of the building where the offices of the famous Greek newspaper and website ''Athens Voice" are located. The perpetrators, on Monday night,  did not manage to enter the building but they spray-painted on the door...

Suspected Greek Parliament Vandal Released on Bail

A man arrested after a group of anarchists splashed red paint on the outer walls of the parliament building in Athens earlier in the week was released on bail on Friday. The 36-year man, member of the infamous Rouvikonas (Rubicon)...

Athens' Alexander the Great Statue Vandalized With Graffiti

Just a few days after the official unveiling of the statue of Alexander the Great in central Athens, unknown vandals painted slogans on its base on Tuesday night. In yet another incident of vandalism, from which Athens and Greece's other...

Jail Sentences for Women Who Vandalized Athens Museums

Two women who vandalized exhibitions in three Athens museums were each served four-year jail sentences by a misdemeanours court in Athens on Tuesday. The two women damaged exhibits at the Byzantine and Christian, Benaki and National Historical Museums by spraying...

On-Campus Cops Cut Crime at Greek University

  A committee at a Greek university plagued by on-campus crime has said drafting in police officers has stemmed a tide of lawlessness. Thessaloniki's Aristotle University is one of the dozens of third-level institutions in Greece which has suffered from a...