|Posted by moodhacker on November 9, 2017 at 10:50 AM||comments (0)|
The new documentary by Menelaos Karamaggiolis, a cinematic allegory of events from the past seven years in Greece, is based on true stories that take place in “invisible” neighborhoods around Athens. The stories of the Greek Animal Rescue stray animals depict what is happening in financial-crisis-Greece, motivatin...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on April 28, 2017 at 7:30 AM||comments (0)|
“We had a case of a 4-year-old girl who was raped. The mother did whatever was possible to report it. She was devastated and enraged,” said to Harvard University researchers a psychologist working in the camps in Athens.
The repulsve story among ...Read Full Post »
#Refugee minors Prostitution and #Trafficking "Epidemic" in #Greece Due to Lack of Governmental Response, Harvard Report Concludes
|Posted by moodhacker on April 25, 2017 at 1:30 AM||comments (0)|
Harvard University’s FXB, Center for health and human rights, recently published the results of a research on abuse and sexual exploitation of refugee children in Greece.
The report Emergency Within an Emergency documents an alarming pattern of exploitation and abuse,...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on April 11, 2017 at 2:00 AM||comments (0)|
Egypt Cabinet OKs state of emergency after Palm Sunday church bombings
A day after brazen ISIS attacks killed dozens at two Coptic Christian churches on Palm Sunday, Egypt's Cabinet announced a three-month state of emergency, a measure designed to help authorities root out the te...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on April 10, 2017 at 3:55 PM||comments (0)|
At Easter 2008, the Russian physicist Andrey Volkov,1 Associate Professor in Mechanics of Materials, was appointed head of a scientific mission which aimed at investigating the miracle of the Holy Fire. The project was organized by Professor Alexander Moskovsky, for the needs of a documentary dedicated to the role of mirac...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on March 1, 2017 at 5:45 AM||comments (0)|
The Oscar-nominated short documentary “4.1 Miles” directed by Greek student Daphne Matziaraki is to be screened at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Wednesday, March 1
The screening of the documentary, which depicts the drama of the refugee crisis on the island of Lesbos at its height, was organized by the Greece’s permanent UN representation, the Stavros Niarchos Foundati...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on February 3, 2017 at 6:20 PM||comments (0)|
Here are some humanitarian organizations who are directly involved in making their lives better:
Praxis: One of Greece’s largest humanitarian organizations dedicated to the care and support of vulnerable social groups, Praxis helps manage refugee assistance and shelter in multiple hotels across the country. They assist with transportation, meals, medical care, psy...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on January 28, 2017 at 4:45 AM||comments (0)|
Greeks exchanged their gold English pounds they were saving for a rainy day in order to get by in 2016, according to the Bank of Greece.
The gold coins traditionally bought and stashed away for emergencies, were liquidated in 2016 in order for holders to make ends meet.
According to Bank of Greece data regarding the buying and selling of gold English pounds, Greeks sold twice as many coins in ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on January 10, 2017 at 9:40 AM||comments (0)|
The Shocking picture of a Greek homeless who slept on the beach at Paleo Faliro region , close to Athens Downtown and chose the side next to the sea to escape the snowball, but woke up covered with snow. Indeed, he survived the conditions and the cold for the last 24 hours, nobody can guarantee his l...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on December 25, 2016 at 1:50 PM||comments (0)|
Tsakalotos Yours Faithful @J_Dijsselbloem .It's official ....
Greek Finance Minister officially declared the country's "adherence", "compliance" and "faithfulness" to Greece's creditors by his apology letter sent to promise that Tsipras' government will never give any relief to the poorest of the country without the creditors permission.
But before that , he cl...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on December 25, 2016 at 1:20 PM||comments (0)|
The Protestant priest baptizing the new Christians does not want to reveal his name or the location of his parish because he fears that he will be threatened for helping refugees.
Suddenly, a tense hush falls over the crowd. The parish priest has bad news.
"We have the first round of deportations to Iran, here from our group," he says in the silent room. Then he giv...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on December 9, 2016 at 1:20 PM||comments (0)|
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced on Thursday, December 9, an extra benefit for low income pensioners and the suspension of an increase of the VAT on the islands of the northern Aegean while the refugee crisis continues.
Speaking in a televised address on public broad...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on November 24, 2016 at 12:50 AM||comments (0)|
Irina Bokova, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Marianna B. Vardinogiannis
A strong message about faith and devotion on the universal values of peace, solidarity and understanding, was sent from Greece to the world by the Athens Meeting organized by UNESCO and the "Marianna V. Vardinogiannis Foundation" which was prologed ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on November 12, 2016 at 7:45 PM||comments (0)|
In 2015, nearly 60,000 refugees arrived in the Netherlands needing a place to live.
The Netherlands is a small country, just more than half the size of West Virginia, so housing all of them was going to be a challenge. As the worldwide refugee crisis continues, innovative solutions are needed so that the people fleeing civil war and s...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on October 17, 2016 at 12:20 AM||comments (0)|
Make A Difference Greece
"I was visiting Greece for a conference, but also to tour Athens and visit the beach. A friend heard that I was going to Athens and invited me to see a nonprofit program that provides food to hu...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on September 30, 2016 at 5:15 AM||comments (0)|
By the code of conduct used by UNHCR, which states that sexual relationships between aid staff and beneficiaries are “strongly discouraged” due to “unequal power relationships”.
Hidden "Angel looking over birthplace of Jesus" Mosaic revealed in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity
|Posted by moodhacker on July 17, 2016 at 4:35 PM||comments (0)|
An ancient angel mosaic on a wall in the upper part of the Church of the Nativity, in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus was uncovered during restoration works by Italian experts at the site, in the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem
The photo is by ©Thomas Coex of the AFP
The mosaic ...Read Full Post »
In the name of a #Christian Europe some raised the Fences, said @atsipras to @Pontifex, Some #Refugees might be #Angels, said @EcuPatriarch
|Posted by moodhacker on April 16, 2016 at 5:00 AM||comments (0)|
- In the name of a Christian Europe some raise the European Fences, Im prouof this visit, said Tsipras upon Pontifex arrival
- "It's a historic event because something like this has never happened before, an extraordinary occasion,"
|Posted by moodhacker on January 15, 2016 at 7:00 PM||comments (0)|
It is a tent-made Mosque in Lesvos created by the Green Gate Trust voluteers , announced through facebook on January 10, 2016.
A British Muslim Volunteer of Green Gate Trust announced that he completed it, writing also on hi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on October 4, 2015 at 10:10 AM||comments (0)|
Early in the morning the Port Authority of Kos was informed of the existence of an infant corpse in the coastal region 'LAMBI' , which remains unidentified,
The coast guards who rushed to the point, found the infant in stage of advanced decay . The corpse, as announced, belongs to an infant, aged about 06 months to 01 year old, of ap...Read Full Post »