The saga of the Athens mosque, the realization of which has been delayed for years and seemed a settled issue last November, continues.
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Plans for the capital’s first official mosque were announced 13 years ago.
Panayiotaros wrapped up his comments shouting “fire and axe to those who bow down.”
Neo-Fascists have pledged to organize mass protests against the construction of a mosque in central Athens after the tender for the project was awarded earlier this week.
A song composed by Greek composer Manos Hacidakis titled “Kemal” has been banned in Athens following allegations that it serves as Islamic propaganda.
The fascist Golden Dawn warns of slaughter if the first official mosque of Athens is created.
At Friday prayers and across Athens, Muslims gather in underground, cramped prayer rooms.
Apparently the subsequent march was dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and at least two police deputies joined in, saying they felt it was their duty to step in where the rest of the police force failed.
Thousands of immigrants in Greece have taken to the streets to protest anti-Muslim sentiments and racist attacks against foreigners in a country plagued by a huge debt crisis.
According tot he Bishop Seraphim of Piraeus, it is anti-Christian to build a mosque.
Greece’s parliament approved the construction of a new mosque in Athens.
A student discusses her exposure to the horrific rise of Islamophobia in Greece.