Lydia Emmanouilidou is a tech reporter for the World, covering online platforms, internet culture, digital privacy, cybersecurity, election security, and many other topics — all with a global bend.
Before joining The World, Lydia was a higher education reporter and producer for WGBH in Boston. She also worked for NPR’s investigative unit where she contributed to several award-winning series.
The revolts a decade ago were among the first major protests in the age of omnipresent mobile phones, with social-network revolutions powered by Twitter and Facebook.
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Social Hackers Academy, an Athens-based nonprofit, tries to equip migrants, refugees and long-term unemployed people with on-demand, computer programming skills.
The case has received international attention, partly because Greek authorities took the unprecedented step of arresting the grieving father and charging him with child endangerment.
Earlier this month, an Athens court convicted the far-right group's leadership of running a criminal organization and found other members and affiliates guilty of additional crimes.
While many schools around the world have kept their doors closed because of the pandemic, the Greek government opened all primary and secondary schools for in-person learning last month, despite an uptick in COVID-19 cases in the country.
Large crowds gathered in Athens on Wednesday following a five-year trial as the judges announced a series of decisions involving members of the neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn, including that the leaders ran a criminal group.
Greek authorities have moved almost all of the 12,000 displaced migrants and refugees on Lesbos island into a new camp after the Moria camp where they were living was destroyed by fire.
Most of the migrants spend their days and nights on the side of the road, taking shelter under canopies they’ve cobbled together using the little they have and whatever else they can find: sticks, olive branches, blankets.
The destruction of the camp on the Greek island of Lesbos worsened an already dire situation for refugees and asylum-seekers on the island.