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Biographical note of Arnaoutis Heraklis (born in Kitta, Laconia)
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Biographical note of Arnaoutis Heraklis (born in Kitta, Laconia)

Protagoras in the concentration camp in Le Havre, France, where he was detained after Spain. Heraklis Arnaoutis was born on September 18, 1904 in Kitta, Greece. After graduating from Radio-telegraphists’ School in Pireus, he served in the Greek merchant marine and was active in the radio-telegraphists’ union. During the Metaxas dictatorship which commenced 1936, his … Continue reading

Big counter-terror operation against “Revolutionary Self-Defense” in Athens
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Big counter-terror operation against “Revolutionary Self-Defense” in Athens

In a big counter-terror operation against the organization “Revolutionary Self-Defense” police raided several houses in Athens, arrested two men and one woman and discovered an arsenal of weapons, Greek Police announced on Saturday. In the operation that started on Friday, 13 homes have been reportedly raided and 15 people questioned by the counter-terrorism Department of … Continue reading

July 1943: The story behind a memorial near Kosmas village (Parnonas mountain) in southern Greece
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July 1943: The story behind a memorial near Kosmas village (Parnonas mountain) in southern Greece

In July of 1943, the Italian fascist army leaded by a General named Festucci headed up the Southern Greek mountains. Near Kosmas village (Parnonas mountain), They found to their surprise that the villages up there had built a fierce communist resistance. After a throughout defeat which is remembered by this monument, the Nazis set out … Continue reading

A teenager who saved 17 jewish boys from the Nazi’s
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A teenager who saved 17 jewish boys from the Nazi’s

source: https://sofistories.com/2016/03/27/a-teenager-who-saved-17-jewish-boys-from-the-nazis/ Neoklis Girihidis was only 16-years old back in 1943, when he was assigned a very dangerous mission; to transport  17 jewish boys from Thessaloniki to the guerilla fighters in the mountains,  in order to escape the Nazis. 73 years later, the old man seeks again and again those children in his dreams. “Before I … Continue reading

Antisemitic football graffiti in Thessaloniki
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Antisemitic football graffiti in Thessaloniki

source: https://enantiastonantisimitismo.wordpress.com/2016/06/15/antisemitic-football-graffiti-in-thessaloniki/ Supporters of PAOK F.C. have sprayed onto a wall in Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city, antisemitic graffiti calling the supporters of Aris F.C., also based in Thessaloniki, “Sons of a bitch” and “Jews” (in Greek: Εβραίοι). The graffiti has been recently discovered by lawyer & author Michalis Tremopoulos at the east side of the city. Thessaloniki, … Continue reading