Yiannis Baboulias

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Greece on Alert After Anarchist Group Sends Parcel Bombs to European Leaders

Authorities say the package was made to look like it was sent from one politician to another, but was most likely sent by the Conspiracy of Fire Cells (CFC).
Yiannis Baboulias
4.20.17
Greece

Greece on alert after anarchist group sends parcel bombs to European leaders

Yiannis Baboulias
4.20.17
News

Is the East Mediterranean the Next Front in the War on Terror?

According to a lawyer representing an alleged Turkish terrorist, the FBI has been snooping around Greece and interrogating suspected members of DHKP-C, a far-left militia. Is the US about to increase its involvement in the region?
Yiannis Baboulias
12.20.13
Stuff

Remembering How Greece Used HIV to Terrorize Sex Workers

In April 2012, the Greek police carried out a massive operation in downtown Athens, arresting drug users and sex workers, forcing them to undergo HIV testing and charging them with prostitution. A year later, that provision was reinstated.
Yiannis Baboulias
10.30.13
News

Merkel Will Condemn Europe to More Austerity Misery

She Thinks It's the Only Way to Beat the Slump
Yiannis Baboulias
9.25.13
News

A Golden Dawn Member Murdered an Antifascist Rapper in Athens Last Night

Last night, 34-year-old antifascist and left-wing rapper Pavlos Fissas was stabbed to death in Athens while he was surrounded by a group of 30 thugs in Golden Dawn shirts and military pants. The victim, whose stage name is MC Killah P, had been...
Yiannis Baboulias
9.18.13
News

Faisal Islam Has Spent Five Years Watching Europe Collapse

His book, The Default Line: The Inside Story of People, Banks, and Entire Nations on the Edge, documents the 2008 financial crisis and the aftershocks that are still being felt from Greece to the UK.
Yiannis Baboulias
9.10.13
News

Turkey and Greece Are Working Together to Punish Dissidents

An arrest of suspected terrorists trying to go from Greece to Turkey is giving the Greek cops an excuse to crack down on anarchists, while Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan gets more paranoid about "foreign plotters."
Yiannis Baboulias
8.27.13
News

Have the Skouries Protesters Really Defeated the EU, Goldminers, and Terror Police in Greece?

El Dorado, the Canadian company that owns controversial gold mines in Greece's Skouries forest, has announced that it will stop all works in the area until at least 2016. According to a company spokesperson, the reasoning behind this decision is that...
Yiannis Baboulias
7.25.13
News

Turkey Is Waging an Invisible War Against Its Dissidents

Possible collusion between the Greek and Turkish governments is just as scary as tear gas.
Yiannis Baboulias
6.4.13
News

Is Golden Dawn Turning to Terrorism to Get Their Message Across?

Greece has had its fair share of far-right nationalists over the past few decades. Operating under slightly more marketable monikers like "patriots" or "anticommunists," they've committed some thuggish crimes—like smashing left-wing figurehead Grigoris...
Yiannis Baboulias
4.2.13
News

A Gang of Greek Activists Torched the Skouries Gold Mine

Last Sunday, 50 masked men armed with Molotov cocktails stormed a gold mine in northern Greece. After torching bulldozers and trucks belonging to Canadian mining company El Dorado and its Greek subsidiary Hellenic Gold, the group used tree trunks to...
Yiannis Baboulias
2.20.13