Israel's ambassador to Romania David Saranga said on Tuesday that during the coronavirus pandemic domestic violence had risen and showed that anyone experiencing it "must speak up" and take action. He made a donation consisting of household appliances and non-perishable food to the Casa Agar Maternal Centre of the Touched Romania Association.
Authorities believe they have identified the main suspect in the vitriol attack last month on a 34-year-old woman in Kallithea, southern Athens, police sources said Tuesday.
The breakthrough came after officers examined footage from security cameras in the area and phone records from calls made by a number of suspects.
A human rights NGO, the Center for Peace Studies, filed a criminal complaint on Friday to the Croatian State Attorney's Office against "unknown perpetrators" from the police, "based on a reasonable doubt of degrading treatment and torture of 33 people and their violent, illegal expulsion from the territory of the Republic of Croatia to Bosnia and Herzegovina".
Five people were arrested and 12 detained in clashes between protesters and police during a march in central Athens over the death of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police on May 25.
The march, organised by leftist groups, started from Syntagma square and reached the US embassy on Wednesday night.