GREECE: three journalists assaulted by far-right demonstrators
Protesters take part in a demonstration near the Greek Parliament against the agreement with Skopje to rename neighbouring country Macedonia as the Republic of North Macedonia, on January 20, 2019 in Athens. - The proposal faces resistance in Greece because of what critics see as the implied claims to Greek land and cultural heritage. For most Greeks, Macedonia is the name of their history-rich northern province made famous by Alexander the Great's conquests. (Photo by LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP)

GREECE: three journalists assaulted by far-right demonstrators

(The European Federation of Journalists) On 20 January 2019, German journalist Thomas Jacobi, Greek photojournalist Kostis Ntantamis, as well as a cameraman for the public broadcaster ERT, have been attacked by members…

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GREECE: “politically based movements of funding has put an unacceptable and unreasonable strain on teams” working with migrants

Advocates Abroad is a non-profit organization of lawyers, interpreters, and experts providing support to refugees and asylum seekers in Turkey, Greece, and Italy.  On 28 February, the Executive Director Ariel…

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GREECE: Parliament tightens rules on organising strikes

  (CIVICUS Monitor) As previously reported, protests, strikes and large-scale gatherings are regularly held throughout Greece and the authorities generally respect the right to strike and to peacefully protest. Since the…

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