More than 200 people of Roma origin went on Monday to protest at the Council of Ministers with the request for the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Krassimir Karakachanov. Their discontent was provoked by the demolition of the Roma neighborhood in the village of Voyvodinovo in Plovdiv and Karakachanov's comment that "the Gypsies have become extremely insolent".
Three migrant fishermen who helped rescue dozens of people from the sea during the deadly wildfire near Athens last summer are to be made Greek citizens.
The three migrants, two Egyptians and one Albanian, will be granted citizenship during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace on Wednesday in recognition of their actions.
Local purveyors of gypsy jazz Gadjo Dilo take the stage at Gazarte's roof stage on Saturday, December 22, and Friday, December 28, for an especially upbeat concert of numbers from Italy and France, as well as original work stemming from the band's albums "Manouche De Grec" and "Manouche De Grec Vol II." Doors open at 10.30 p.m.
Thirteen people were hospitalized in Rhodes on Tuesday morning with gunshot wounds following an incident outside a Roma camp on the island, the state-run Athens-Macedonian news agency reported.
Based on initial information, three Roma in a car stopped shortly after noon outside the camp at Karakonero and opened fire.
It is not known what the motives of the assailants were.