Petition to award Nobel Peace prize to the people of Lesvos

9 January 2016
141 Views

An online petition has called for the people of Lesvos and all volunteers to be awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts in helping refugees arriving on the island.

According to the petition the people of Lesvos and other Aegean islands “despite the ongoing fierce economic crisis, have fought with the waves to save the valuable lives of desperate people fleeing the war zones of the Middle East, have provided safe shelter, warm clothing and food” and “who have provided consistent care and tenderness in welcoming the refugees”.

Over 12,000 people have so far signed the petition since it was created in November 2015.

You may be interested

EU Poll: Greeks overwhelmingly convinced of widespread corruption
FINANCE
shares29 views
FINANCE
shares29 views

EU Poll: Greeks overwhelmingly convinced of widespread corruption

makis - Dec 12, 2017

Corruption in Greece is an ongoing political issue, that has been debated to death over the past 35 years. Now…

Turkish PM Yildirim escalates rhetoric against Greece
GREECE
shares31 views
GREECE
shares31 views

Turkish PM Yildirim escalates rhetoric against Greece

makis - Dec 12, 2017

Two days before his arrival in Greece, Turkish PM Binali Yildirim directly disputed the current Status Quo in the Aegean…

One in three Greeks unable to afford basic material goods
GREECE
shares55 views
GREECE
shares55 views

One in three Greeks unable to afford basic material goods

makis - Dec 12, 2017

One in three Greeks or 32% in 2016 were unable to enjoy basic material goods and social benefits, according to…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.