PROTEST

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NEWS

Several dozen Orthodox Christian faithful and clergy members held up wooden crucifixes, icons of saints and a banner declaring Cyprus’ love for Christ in a renewed protest Wednesday over the island nation’s entry in the Eurovision Song Contest, which they contend promotes Satan worship.


Unions hold a Labor Day protest rally in the western port city of Patra on Thursday. [InTime News]
OPINION

“War” has been waged and battle lines drawn by the country’s unions again. The why is not very important.

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IMAGES

A protester wearing a protective face mask takes part in a rally by health workers outside the Greek Ministry of Health in central Athens, Thursday, demanding the government increase the number of medical workers in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.



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ENVIRONMENT

The Association of Attica Regional Authority Workers (SYPA) has called a four-hour strike on Monday and organized a “symbolic blockade” of the capital’s main landfill at Fyli, northwest of Athens. SYPA is protesting plans to extend the landfill at Fyli and to build an incineration unit in the same area, arguing that it is a […]




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CRIME

A Greek police officer has been suspended over the beating of a man in an Athens suburb this week that led to protests against police violence and fuelled an increasingly angry political row between the government and opposition parties.

Students wearing protective face masks hold flags and banners during a a demonstration against government plans to set up a university police, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Athens, Greece, March 10. [Louiza Vradi/Reuters]
EDUCATION

Student rallies were held in Greece’s two largest cities on Wednesday morning to protest against a new law reforming education and insufficient measures to protect against the coronavirus in schools.