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  3. Gay pride march attacked

    GREECE: Police said today that about 50 people had attacked a 400-strong gay pride parade in Thessaloniki on Saturday, throwing eggs and plastic bottles of water.

    In recent days, Anthimos, the senior Greek Orthodox cleric in Thessaloniki, had publicly criticised the parade.

    An annual gay pride rally in the country’s capital Athens normally occurs without incident.


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  5. Tue 10 Jul 2012

    Greek left unites to march against the fascist Golden Dawn

    by Katarina Thoidou

    Some 2,500 people marched against fascists in Nikaia, Athens, on Thursday of last week. The march saw the biggest mobilisation yet from Pakistani people. And for the first time the whole left came together.

    The Communist Party, the radical left party Syriza and the anti-capitalist Antarsya each played a crucial role in calling and building the protest.

    We marched on the fascist Golden Dawn’s offices and then to the police station. We do not accept that they do not know Golden Dawn is fascist.

    Around 150 fascists protested in a square near our protest, and the police presence was massive. The next day police terrorised immigrants.

    Fourteen local residents—all immigrants—ran to help when the fascists attacked someone’s home. But they were the ones the police arrested. Seven do not have papers—they’re still in jail.

    The police refused to deal with the fascists who attacked people, saying they were too busy. We have now called an open meeting to organise the next steps against the fascists.

    Katarina Thoidou is a journalist for Workers’ Solidarity in Greece. She was one of the main organisers of the anti-fascist protest and stood as local Antarsya candidate in elections


  6. Greek star expelled for racism

    Wednesday 25 July 2012

    OLYMPICS: Triple jumper Voula Papachristou was expelled from Greece’s Olympic team today for her comments on Twitter mocking African immigrants and expressing support for a far-right party.

    The Hellenic Olympic Committee said that Papachristou was “placed outside the Olympic team for statements contrary to the values and ideas of the Olympic movement.”

    Papachristou had been due was to travel to London shortly before the track events start.

    Papachristou’s Twitter account @papaxristoutj contains several retweets and postings of YouTube videos promoting the views of Golden Dawn, a formerly marginal extreme right party that entered the Greek Parliament in the recent two national elections – in May and June this year – by polling almost 7 per cent of the vote.

    But it was her attempt at a joke on Sunday that went viral.

    Commenting on the widely reported appearance of Nile-virus-carrying mosquitoes in Athens, Papachristou wrote: “With so many Africans in Greece, the West Nile mosquitoes will be getting home food!!!”

    Papachristou posted a series of apologetic tweets today, but they were too late to save her from expulsion, while she was condemned by Greece’s Democratic Left party, who released a statement, saying: “Let her make any miserable ‘jokes’ on social media while watching the Games on TV. She definitely cannot represent Greece in London.”


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