Greek President Urges Teens to “Isolate Fascist Phenomena”

THESSALONIKI – Young people, acting together with their teachers, parents and the state, must isolate extreme fascist phenomena and move away from a culture of violence and those that incite it, President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou said on Saturday in Stavroupolis, Thessaloniki. The president was referring to recent violent incidents at the Stavroupoli and Evosmos vocational high schools, during a meeting with young people at the Central Macedonia Social Welfare Centre's Youth Centre.

"It is a shame that this school year, already vulnerable due to the pandemic, has begun with such disruptive phenomena that we saw in recent days," she said, while expressing confidence that the young people studying at vocational schools are there to learn a trade and help their families "and do not dream of a world dominated by violence and intolerance."

Knowledge was strength and qualifications for living, Sakellaropoulou noted, and this was true for everyone. "I say this about the issues with the refugees that we often have. Integration, the society in which we must all be together so that we can build a better future, with knowledge and learning," she added.

The Youth Centre is the first of its kind in Greece has operated on a pilot basis since last July, attended by 50 children up to 18 years old who have been subjected to abuse or are from very poor families.

Earlier, the president visited the Mount Athos Centre in Thessaloniki where she was received by Thessaloniki Mayor Konstantinos Zervas and toured the photography exhibition "Fred Boissonnas. With Odysseus' raft".


Regional Governor of Western Greece Nektarios Farmakis spoke with The National Herald about tourism in the beautiful and varied region many Greek-Americans call ‘the Homeland’.

Top Stories


A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


Evzones March in the Rain to Greek Flag Raising at Bowling Green in NYC (VIDEO)

NEW YORK – The heavy rain did not deter the Hellenic Presidential Guard, the Evzones, and the participants in the march from St.

JERUSALEM  — An incoming attack by Iranian drones and ballistic missiles poses the latest challenge to Israel’s air defense system, which already has been working overtime to cope with incoming rocket, drone and missile attacks throughout the six-month war against Hamas.

JERUSALEM  — Booms and air raid sirens sounded in Jerusalem early Sunday after Iran launched dozens of drones and ballistic missiles toward Israel in an unprecedented revenge mission that pushed the Middle East ever closer to a regionwide war.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors realize they will have a hard road to reach the playoffs.

The Ford Bronco initially was conceived and designed for rugged outdoorsy types, a two-door means of escape to nature from the bustling cities of mid-century America.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.