Defend Democracy Press (Delphi Initiative)

2020 Jul 11 - 3:05pm
Turkey’s president has signed a decree to formally turn the Hagia Sophia into a mosque – a move which threatens to upset Christians around the world. By Sally Lockwood Jul 10, 2020 The monument in Istanbul has been a disputed symbol between Christianity and Islam for centuries – it was built as a Greek Orthodox Cathedral in 537AD but was turned into a mosque after the city was conquered by the Ottomans in 1453. After the fall...
Tags: Europe, Greek Crisis, Middle East, Saloni_Home, Byzantine Empire, Christianity
2020 Jul 10 - 6:37pm
Un logement décent, stable, abordable et respectueux de l’environnement pour tou.te.s ! MOBILISONS-NOUS, SAMEDI 11 JUILLET En Ile-de-France : RDV à 15h à Palais Royal (Paris) La crise sanitaire a révélé à nouveau et aggravé les effets dramatiques  au plan social et humain de la crise du logement, conséquence de politiques du logement désastreuses : sans-abris avec ou sans papiers, réfugiés, mineurs ou jeunes majeurs isolés confinés dans...
Tags: Europe, France, Housing Evictions, Social Movement
2020 Jul 8 - 5:30pm
Mireille Mathieu – Acropolis Adieu. Album Rendezvous, Released 1991. Acropolis adieu Ce soir le vent vient de la mer Septembre est là, l’été s’en va Et le bonheur est éphémère Comme les fleurs qui meurent déjà… Acropolis adieu, adieu l’amour Les roses blanches d’Athénée se sont fanées On s’est aimés quelques jours Acropolis adieu! Ce soir c’est notre dernier soir Demain matin je partirai Tu...
Tags: Debate on EU, democracy, Europe, Greek Crisis, Saloni_Home, Acropolis
2020 Jul 8 - 5:20pm
5 July 2015 Greeks have overwhelmingly rejected conditions of a rescue package from creditors, throwing the future of the country’s eurozone membership into further doubt and deepening a standoff with lenders. The Australian dollar slid to its lowest level since 2009 in response while the euro dipped more than 1 per cent against the US dollar and European stock and bond markets were poised to take a sharp hit with the resumption of trade....
Tags: Debate on EU, democracy, Europe, Greek Crisis, Euro, Gabriel Zygmar
2020 Jul 8 - 4:48pm
Interview with Massimo D’Alema about Greek crisis, former Italian Prime Minister, former Italian Foreign Minister, former Secretary of Democratic Party, Europeanist. 01/07/2015
Tags: Europe, D' Alema, Germany, italy
2020 Jul 8 - 4:30pm
An appeal to the Greek people and the peoples of the world by Greek personalities Let’s defend the Greek people’s NO! Let’s defend Motherland and Democracy! On July 5th, Greek people rejected by an overwhelming majority the ultimatum of the Creditors, who are constantly acting as ruthless colonialists and destroyers of our country. Greek people asked to put an end at the Memorandum’s path of destruction and looting of the country, to...
Tags: Debate on EU, democracy, Europe, Greek Crisis
2020 Jul 8 - 4:00pm
European governments, European institutions and the IMF, acting in close alliance with, if not under direct control of, big international banks and other financial institutions, are now exercising a maximum of pressure, including open threats, blackmailing and a slander and terror communication campaign against the recently elected Greek government and against the Greek people.  They are asking the elected government of Greece to continue the “...
Tags: Debate on EU, democracy, Europe, Greek Crisis, Delphi, Delphi Initiative
2020 Jul 8 - 3:55pm
On the crisis in Greece and Syriza’s failure to resist the eurozone. 07.23.2015 The Greek crisis has provoked a predictable mixture of indignation and self-satisfaction in Europe, alternatively lamenting the harshness of the settlement imposed on Athens or celebrating the last-minute retention of Greece within the European family, or both at once. Each is as futile as the other. A realistic analysis has no place for either. That Germany is...
Tags: Debate on EU, democracy, Europe, Greek Crisis, Grexit, left
2020 Jul 8 - 3:50pm
Close to chaos, because the market is not just, you’re far away from the country which was your cradle. What was searched and found with one’s soul, is now considered to be as worthless as scrap metal. As a debtor put naked on the pillory, a country about which you used to say you were grateful, suffers. Poverty doomed country whose maintained wealth adorns museums of the loot you kept. Those [World War II German nazi occupation soldiers] who...
Tags: Debate on EU, democracy, Europe, Greek Crisis, Germany, Greece
2020 Jul 1 - 3:26pm
Greece’s President visits Agathonisi, Turkey claims “islands is ours” Jun 30, 2020 The President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, visited the remote island of Agathonisi in the northernmost of the Dodecanese in the eastern Aegean Sea. The visit triggered the usual yet baseless Turkish claims that “the island belongs” to Turkey and “it is occupied by Greece.” “Greece is historically seeking to have good neighborly relations and...
Tags: Europe, Greek Crisis, Middle East, Saloni_Home, Aegean Sea, Agathonisi
2020 Jul 1 - 3:24pm
Jun 26, 2020 Ernesto Ottone Ramírez, Assistant Director-General for Culture said that UNESCO sent a letter to the Turkish authorities at the beginning of June regarding Erdogan’s announcement to convert Hagia Sophia into a mosque. The UNESCO Executive made the comments during an interview with Greek newspaper Ta NEA, where he added that they have not yet received a reply. He stressed that the Convention on World Cultural Heritage stipulates that...
Tags: Middle East, Christian Orthodox, Greek-Turkish relations, Hagia Sophia, turkey, UNESCO