Civil disobedience

Man arrested for posing as policeman

Security police on Friday arrested a man in northern Athens for whom they had information that he was impersonating a police officer.

Officers who searched the suspect's house in Neo Psyhico discovered a police hat, a leather wallet with a police badge inside and photos of the suspect dressed in police uniform.

Sit-ins swell as Greek students march over Prespes deal

As a wave of sit-ins against Greece's name deal with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) sweeps across the country exposing social divisions and evolving into a focal point of opposition between political parties, about 1,200 high school pupils Thursday marched through the northern port city of Thessaloniki.

Hong Kong Democracy Leaders Plead not Guilty in Umbrella Movement Trial

Three leading Hong Kong democracy campaigners pleaded not guilty on Monday to public nuisance charges over their involvement in massive rallies calling for political reform, as room for opposition in the semi-autonomous city shrinks under an assertive China,reports AFP. 

Mothers of Children with Disabilities Staged a National Protest Across Bulgaria

Mothers of children with disabilities staged another protest on 2nd of October across the country under the slogan, "The system kills us - the system is blocked." This time they expressed their dissatisfaction with a protest march.

In Sofia, protesters blocked the Eagles Bridge for about an hour and a half and then their march finished in front of the Parliament.

Media snub is no solution

When a political party decides to boycott a specific media outlet for whatever reason, it doesn't really achieve anything tangible.

Here in Greece, such practices were started by SYRIZA and other similar forces, but media boycotts happen all over the world, called for by all sorts of parties when they don't like what they see or hear on the news or on political talk shows.

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