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Greece

Court rejects leniency for Greek neo-Nazi leaders

A Greek court rejected calls for leniency for the leaders of notorious Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn, paving the way for sentences of up to 15 years after a five-year trial.

Greek Jewish leaders meet PM Mitsotakis and Deputy PM Pikrammenos

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Deputy PM Panagiotis Pikrammenos met with Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) Chairman David Saltiel and Secretary General Victor Eliezer at the Maximos Mansion in Athens.

Victor Eliezer: Antisemitism begins against the Jews, but it does not stop there

"Antisemitism begins against the Jews, but it does not stop with them. It concerns, then, the whole society, which wants to protect the values of freedom and democracy”, said Victor Eliezer, General Secretary of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) in an interview for Kathimerini.

Greek Jews welcome verdict declaring Golden Dawn a criminal organisation

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS), the country's EJC affiliate, has welcomed the landmark verdict by a Greek court ruling that the Golden Dawn operates as a criminal organisation.

Antisemitic graffiti Sprayed at Jewish Cemetery in Athens

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece expressed shock and condemnation after Neo-Nazis slogans were sprayed on the outer wall of the Jewish cemetery in the Athens southern suburb of Nikaia.

U.S. State Secretary Pompeo visits Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid a visit to the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, as part of his visit to Greece.

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