The culture history of the Hellenic Republic (Greece)
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- Judgment in the case of Larissis and Others
- Press release issued by the Registrar of the European
Court of Human Rights, 24 February 1998. Three officers in
the Greek airforce were charged with prosyletism of the
Pentacostal cult among civilians and other airmen. The
European Count found they had not violated the law.
- Greece Update
- Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM), Athens, Action Alert
Update—Greece (updates IFEX alert of 7 March 2000), 9
March 2000. Salonica judge Maria Robbi banned a best-selling
book that was condemned by the Greek Orthodox Church because
of passages about the possible sexual longings of Jesus
Christ. She justified the ban as a means to prevent
“outbreaks of violence” after religious zealots
threatened to take action against the author and bookstores
selling the book.
- More than 15,000 Green Students Take to the
Streets of Athens
- Communist Youth of Greece (KNE), 13 December 2004. The
main target of the demonstration was the new right wing
government's measures in education, which aim to promote
the Bologna's and Berlin's decisions in higher and
secondary education: foundation of private universities,
privatization of student lodging, reduction of the bachelor
degree to 3 years and equalization with private colleges,
the sponsorship of secondary schools by monopolies.