New Greek finance minister accused of anti-Semitism
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New Greek finance minister accused of anti-Semitism

The new finance minister of Greece has been accused of harboring anti-Semitic views and expressing empathy for Palestinian suicide bombers. In 2005, Yanis Varoufakis was suspended from a radio show for what the station called the promotion of anti-Jewish stereotypes. Varoufakis, who at the time was an economics professor at the University of Athens, defended himself a … Continue reading

Independent Greeks: Who are Syriza’s right-wing coalition partners and what do they want?
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Independent Greeks: Who are Syriza’s right-wing coalition partners and what do they want?

Socialist party Syriza might have won a surprising victory in Greece’s elections but it will only be able to govern with the help of the Independent Greeks, an unlikely coalition partner described by some as the country’s equivalent of Ukip. Who are the Independent Greeks? The party was founded in early 2012 by leader Panos … Continue reading

Commentary on Greek election 2015: SYRIZA wins and forms a government coalition with the fascist, populist party “Independent Greeks”
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Commentary on Greek election 2015: SYRIZA wins and forms a government coalition with the fascist, populist party “Independent Greeks”

As expected, SYRIZA won the election last Sunday with over 36 percent of the vote, but not with a total majority in the parliament. A few hours after the final result Alexis Tsipras announced that his party came to an agreement with “Independent Greeks”, an extremely populist, semi-fascist party, often known for its conservative patriotic, … Continue reading

Athanasiou: “God himself could not receive an educational leave”
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Athanasiou: “God himself could not receive an educational leave”

After the courts rejected the application for educational leave by Nikos Romanos, the Minister of Justice Charalambos Athanasiou announced that an amendment would be introduced in order to address the “legal vacuum” that would allow prison inmates to study via distance learning. Mr. Athanasiou however was vague as to when such an amendment would be … Continue reading

Courts reject Romanos’ application for educational leave
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Courts reject Romanos’ application for educational leave

The courts have rejected the application filed by Nikos Romanos for an educational leave, upholding the prosecutor’s proposal on the matter. Convicted anarchist Nikos Romanos had requested an educational leave after successfully passing entry exams for a technical university course earlier in the year. Following the initial rejection of his application, Romanos went on a … Continue reading

video: “Athens: Aerial view of the massive solidarity protest to anarchist Nikos Romanos”
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video: “Athens: Aerial view of the massive solidarity protest to anarchist Nikos Romanos”

2 December 2014 ~ Aerial view of the massive solidarity protest to anarchist Nikos Romanos that is on hunger strike since 10 November, where. 8.000 -10.000 people marched in the streets of Athens, Greece. 3 other anarchists are also on hunger strike in solidarity to Nikos Romanos. Nikos Romanos is demanding to be able to … Continue reading