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“antiracist” leftwing website posts antisemitic article
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“antiracist” leftwing website posts antisemitic article

Via GrassrootReuter and Against Antisemitism (with much thanks to glykosymoritis for translation help): “Expel Racism” is a Greek anti-fascist website, dedicated to fighting racism.  But, as GrassrootReuter points out, they don’t recognize antisemitism when they see it, and even worse – seem to agree with it. The site recently posted an article about the father of former … Continue reading

Video archive: Athens 06/12/14 Strong Demo for Alexis & Nikos. Heavy clashes Exarcheia
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Video archive: Athens 06/12/14 Strong Demo for Alexis & Nikos. Heavy clashes Exarcheia

A large demonstration and heavy riots rocked Athens on 6th December 2014. The manifestation commemorated the murder of Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police in 2008. Alexis was shot in the anarchist neighbourhood of Exarcheia. His friend, Nikos Romanos who was with him at the time of his death, was arrested a year later for a bank … Continue reading

December 23rd 2014: Desecration of the Jewish cemetery of Larisa
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December 23rd 2014: Desecration of the Jewish cemetery of Larisa

On December 23rd, 2014, the Jewish Cemetery of Larissa was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti signed by “Larissa Skins”. The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece issued the following Press Release: “The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece, the Jewish Community of Larissa, and the Greek Jewry express their sorrow and indignation and strongly … Continue reading

Greek Jewish local organization slams politician for claiming that the Jews do not pay taxes
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Greek Jewish local organization slams politician for claiming that the Jews do not pay taxes

The leader of the right-wing anti-austerity party «Independent Greeks», Panos Kammenos, claimed during an interview on Monday on the Antenna television channel that only the Orthodox Church pays taxes in Greece but not the Buddhists, the Jews and the Muslims (see video in Greek below, 6’-7’). The rumor that the Greek Jews do not pay … Continue reading

EU and Greece Turn Backs on Refugees
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EU and Greece Turn Backs on Refugees

  ATHENS—Thousands of refugees arriving to Greece’s Aegean islands are caught in a dysfunctional reception system and are facing inhumane conditions, the international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today. More than 14,000 people—more than 90 percent of whom are fleeing war-torn Syria—have crossed the Aegean sea from Turkey to the Dodecanese … Continue reading