Wednesday July 2, 2014
- In the Parliament will be introduced tomorrow for voting, the “bill monster”
News Bulletin in English
News Bulletin in English
for prisons, midst of general disapproval of many groups. Meanwhile, 4,500
prisoners were suspended yesterday afternoon, the hanger strike that began
in 23 of June by risking their lives, but still remain "invisible" for the systemic
media. However, only 18 of the 1,200 prisoners on hunger strike in Korydallos
were examined yesterday by volunteer doctors.
Yesterday afternoon there was renewed solidarity concentrations in
Thessaloniki, Patras, Corfu and Korydallos. In Korydallos participated also
with their banners, the militant maids. Today at 20.30 is organised a concert
in Propylaea, with participation of many artists.
- The preliminary inquiry, ordered by the Public Prosecutor of the First
Instance Court of Athens on the occasion of publications on restricted input of
Technical University and blocking those attempting to enter the Foundation.
Earlier, the Education Minister Andreas Loverdos, urged administrators to
open the NTUA.
- With the threat of conscription, government facing the employees to PPC
and the 48hours repeated strikes they started today, as it is introduced to
the Parliament , the bill for the separation and gradual sale of the company to
private. Sure for the enactment of the bill, appears the government.
From the other side, GENOP PPC except the 48 hourly strikes, has
announced a referendum on the issue.
- Strikes will be in all steam electrical and hydroelectric stations, and in all
mines of the country.
-In the Power Station and mine of Amyntaion, was at twelve at noon, the
president of Syriza, Alexis Tsipras. Then he participated in an open meeting
with the organizers of the rally and local actors, in the cultural center of the
Meanwhile, MPs and members of the opposition will be found in plants of
PPC, across the country, participating in protest demonstrations.
Since yesterday, apply 11% increase in the price of electricity for secondary
- Outside prison, but under house arrest, will remain the MP Helen Zaroulia,
by decision of the Appeals Council. In MP of Golden Dawn party, is
prohibited to leave the country, other than the transition to Parliament.
- From yesterday is valided memorandum order to reduce contributions by
3.9%, which translates into a loss of revenue for funds in excess of 1 billion
Addition of 5.2% to 30% decrease again supplementary pensions for one
million beneficiaries, maternity allowance slashed by 50% and family
allowances of the Public Employment transferred OGA.
Also, by decision of the Ministries of Economy and Labour, from 2017 is
granted to the tax office, the collection of insurance contributions.
In international news
- Seven Afghan Air Force officers, were killed and 16 were injured in western
Kabul, when the military bus they were riding after receiving a bomb attack
from a Taliban suicide bomber.
- A series of attacks against Israeli Arabs, after the funeral of three young
Israelis who were kidnapped 18 days ago. First victim in East Jerusalem, a 17
year old Palestinian, which ripped and fanatics murdered Jews. Clashes
erupted in the morning in the refugee camp Souafat between Palestinians and
Israeli security forces.
Clear and warm weather today across the country.
Northwest winds in the Aegean, in some places strong west winds in the
Ionian to 5 Beaufort. Up to 34 degrees Celsius the temperature in Attica, to
30 degrees Celsius in Thessaloniki.