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04 / 05 / 2023

Is Edelman following Predator?

The president and CEO of a Greek company linked to communications giant Edelman attended an event organized on the Greek spyware scandal. That raises questions about whether Edelman is involved in the issue’s communication management on behalf of the Greek government. Solomon reveals documents extending Edelman's contract with the government.

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26 / 04 / 2023

After a personal data breach affecting 10 million customers, Cosmote & OTE appeal to cancel fine

Greece’s biggest telecommunications group seeks to overturn a €9.25 million fine following a breach of user records that exposed the data of millions of subscribers. The fine could have reached €130 million, according to the National Data Protection Authority.

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14 / 02 / 2023

Lack of transparency in the Greek Ministry of Migration’s €1.7 million in secret funding

When the Migration Minister created a classified fund he claimed full transparency, so that spending "would not need to be marked ‘confidential’ in the end". Three years later there has been no transparency at all.

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13 / 01 / 2023

They saved the lives of refugees at sea. Now Greece is putting them on trial.

Two dozen aid workers have been indicted with facilitating migrant smuggling and face up to 25 years in prison, in a trial that has sparked international attention. Solomon has reviewed legal opinions, and spoken to defendants and lawyers, to peel back precisely what is at play in the case.

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06 / 12 / 2022

They once experienced war in their home country. Bosnians are now helping those who get stuck along the Balkan route.

Azra has made her home a hub for those in need, and Asim has devoted himself to supporting migrant people. In a country still dealing with its own scars, many Bosnian people are showing solidarity to those escaping today’s wars and hardship.

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18 / 11 / 2022

Exclusive: UN Letter Documents Greek Pushback of Turkish Asylum Seekers

In March, eight Turks reached Greece by boat, fearing persecution in their homeland. The UN urged Greece to provide protection, but instead the men were pushed back to sea and into the arms of the Turkish police.

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06 / 07 / 2022

No closer to heaven — transgender asylum-seekers in Greece

For many transgender asylum-seekers, their arrival in Greece only drags them deeper into misery.

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21 / 06 / 2022

Facing 10 years in prison for an act of desperation

A year and a half ago, a young pregnant woman from Afghanistan, living at the Mavrovouni camp on Lesvos, attempted suicide by setting fire to her tent. On June 22, 2022, she stands trial, accused of arson with intent.

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16 / 06 / 2022

Serbia: Green waves washing over polluted land

Citizens’ growing concern fueled by industrial investments and the urgent need to solve environmental issues has resulted in the election of Serbia’s first Green Party to parliament.

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