On its front page, the far-right newspaper claimed that President Pavlopoulos is Jewish and accused him of being disloyal to Greece for agreeing to the North Macedonia name deal and as such links his Jewish origins to a completely unrelated and hotly debated political decisions. This is Greece's media monitoring highlight for January.

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Δεν είναι η πρώτη φορά που η εφημερίδα Ελεύθερη Ώρα καταφεύγει στον αντισημιτισμό ώστε να διαδώσει τη μισαλλοδοξία και τον φανατισμό. Αυτή τη φορά στο στόχαστρο της βρίσκονται 14 Έλληνες πολιτικοί που έχουν διατελέσει υπουργοί ανάμεσά τους και 6 πρώην πρωθυπουργοί όπως και ο πρώην Πρόεδρος της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Κάρολος Παπούλιας. Η εφημερίδα κάνει λόγο για εσκεμμένη απόκρυψη των εβραϊκών τους καταβολών υποδηλώνοντας την κρυφή προώθηση φίλο-εβραϊκών συμφερόντων στην Ελλάδα κατά τα τελευταία 38 χρόνια! Με σκοπό να πείσει για τους ισχυρισμούς της, παραφράζει τα ονόματα τους με σκοπό να μοιάζουν σε εβραϊκά. Το παρόν περιστατικό είναι το ελληνικό Highlight για το μήνα Δεκέμβριο. 

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Monday, 31 December 2018 16:49

DECEMBER - MEDIA MONITORING HIGHLIGHTS

From the publication of a list of politicians with alleged Jewish origins to the dissemination of groundless fears about terrorism over Christmas, these December highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.

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The extreme right-wing daily Eleftheri Ora claims that 14 Greek politicians have purposely hidden their Jewish origins and are pursuing “secret policies”. This is Greece's media monitoring highlight for December.

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Friday, 30 November 2018 16:37

November - Media Monitoring Highlights

From preposterous proposals to adopt “French” first names to made-up Christmas bans, these November highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.

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Greek MP Voridis has spread exaggerated rumours of an impending inexistent danger with the aim of inciting public fear. The former minister has stated that, if the government proposal on State-Church relations is implemented, religious icons such as Jesus’ in schools and courts would not be allowed; that the cross must be removed from the Greek flag; and that Christmas would not be publicly celebrated. This is Greece's media monitoring highlight for November.

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Wednesday, 31 October 2018 22:51

OCTOBER - MEDIA MONITORING HIGHLIGHTS

From Facebook groups mocking the Holocaust to false claims between Muslim immigrants and antisemitic attacks, these October highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.

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On “With you” programme on SKAI TV, a panel of guests were allowed to express a series of derogatory anti-Muslim and racist remarks without being unchallenged by the host. Despite being introduced as “ordinary citizens”, some of them were editors of far-right newspapers. This is Greece's media monitoring highlight for October.

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The extreme nationalist Greek newspaper Eleftheri Ora has published a number of anti-Semitic articles throughout the year. In one such article published in March this year, they accused the Democratic Left Party leader Fotis Kouvelis of being a “Jewish Communist agent” with links to George Soros. In an earlier article, the newspaper accused Mathew Nimetz, UN Special Representative for the naming dispute between Greece and Macedonia, of being a member of the Rothschild family who is involved in their global Jewish conspiracy. 

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A Greek newspaper ran a sensationalist front page story calling immigrants cannibals, without any legitimate sources. This is Greece's media monitoring highlight for September 2018.

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