Thessaloniki's Aristotle University

Greek Jewish cemetery memorial in Thessaloniki targeted, again

A monument on the campus of Thessaloniki's Aristotle University (AUT) which commemorates a Jewish cemetery destroyed by the Nazis was targeted again by vandals on Friday.

The perpetrators smashed the marble commemorative signs placed in the old cemetary which was destroyed by the Nazis in 1942.

Students issue fresh appeal for protection of Thessaloniki university

Students from Thessaloniki's Aristotle University on Monday issued a fresh appeal for the protection of its property and an end to criminal activities on its premises in a letter addressed to the government, the Education Ministry and the Hellenic Police. "Drug trafficking and its consequences...

Teenage muggers arrested in Thessaloniki

Police arrested five teenagers and an adult and are looking for another suspect in connection with 19 muggings on the premises of Thessaloniki's Aristotle University and in nearby areas.

According to local reports, the perpetrators mostly preyed on young students, whom they robbed at knifepoint, making off with mobile phones and cash.

Jewish Community of Thessaloniki expresses 'regret,' 'indignation' over monument desecration

The Jewish Community of Thessaloniki (JCT) has expressed its "regret" and "indignation" on a Holocaust memorial desecration in Greece's northern port city.

The monument, which is located on the campus of Thessaloniki's Aristotle University (AUT), was erected in the memory of the Jewish students who perished at the Nazi death camps.