Συνέντευξη του πρέσβη ε.τ Λεωνίδα Χρυσανθόπουλου στη Λουξεμβουργιανή εφημερίδα Quotidien σχετικά με την απελευθέρωση από την γερμανική κατοχή
Protests of EPAM (United Popular Front) in London, Paris and the Hague on the occasion of the National Day of March 25 th.
Within the framework of the struggle that EPAM is waging to inform world public opinion about the violation of human rights that are being made in Greece because of the austerity measures, and on the occasion of the National Day of March 25 th , the following events are being organized on Saturday March 25 th .
1.London. Demonstration outside of the Greek Embassy at 12.00 requesting the restoration of human rights to the people of Greece. The UN report describing these violations that are a result of the austerity measures will be submitted to the Embassy. The demonstration is organized in cooperation with the Campaign for an Independent Britain (CIB).
2.Paris. Demonstration outside of the Greek Embassy at 11.00 with the same request. The demonstration is organized in cooperation with the Committee for a New Resistance (Comité pour une Nouvelle Resistance) and the Front for a Sovereign People, an Independent France and a social Republic (Rassemblement du Peuple Souverain, pour une France Indépendante et une Republique Sociale).
3.The Hague.Demonstration outside of the Greek Embassy at 12.30 with the same request.The demonstration is organized by EPAM-Benelux.
EPAM calls upon the people of the United Kingdom, France and the Netherlands to show their solidarity to the suffering people of Greece by participating in these demonstrations.
29 February 2016
Human Rights Council
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development.
ATHENS / GENEVA (8 December 2015) – “After five years of adjustment policies, indicators tracking economic, social and cultural rights in Greece have not improved”, said the United Nations Independent Expert on foreign debt and human rights, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, concluding a visit to the highly indebted country.*
Speech of Ambassador ad H. Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos at the Schiller Institute, Frankfurt, April 29., 2015
Three were the reasons that made Prime Minister Konstantinos Karamanlis push for the accession of Greece to the EEC in 1975, as it was then called. The first was to consolidate democracy in a country that had just come out from a catastrophic seven year military dictatorship. It should be recalled that the then democratic EEC had countered the dictatorship with every means possible and particularly by freezing the Association Agreement it had with Greece and the Financial Protocol. NATO, on the other hand, had supported the Junta. The second reason was to protect Greece against Turkey that had invaded Cyprus in 1974 and the third was to advance the economic development of the country.
Mr. Jyrki Katainen
Member of the European Commission
I am addressing this letter to you as a citizen of the EU in order to express to you my deepest concern from the contents of your written reply that you gave on the 17th of September to members of European Parliament belonging to GUE-NGL that submitted a written question to the European Commission concerning the UN report on violations of human rights in Greece as a result of the implementation of austerity measures(005633/2014).
In your reply you mention,among other things,the following: ”The Commission is committed to (more…)