Asteris Masouras · November, 2011

Latest posts by Asteris Masouras from November, 2011

Greece: Giving Aid to Inmates of Elaionas Women's Prison

  16 November 2011

A team of bloggers [el] is cooperating with social workers at the Elaionas women's prison in Thebes, Greece, in order to give aid to imprisoned mothers and their children. The blog lists the team's actions, as well as inmates’ current needs, for anyone wishing to volunteer material aid.

Greece: Anti-Austerity Protests Disrupt Ochi Day Parades

  2 November 2011

Unprecedented protests in many Greek cities on October 28, disrupted parades for the national celebration of 'Ochi Day'. In Thessaloniki, the parade was brought to a halt and the president of the republic departed after being called a traitor by some protesters.

Greece: Vote of Confidence and the Future Referendum

  2 November 2011

On the evening of October 31, in a politically risk move, the Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou called for an immediate vote of confidence in parliament and a referendum for or against the latest EU bailout loan. Greek Twitter users commented with unease, irony and humor.