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Zak Kostopoulos: One of convicts released on parole pending appeal trial

Οne of the convicts for the death of LGBT-activist Zak Kostopoulos has been released on parole just two months after a court in Athens convicted him and the owner of a jewelry shop to 10-year sentence each. The real estate agent will be released from prison until the next level …

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#Justice4Zak: Two men sentenced to 10 years each for the killing of Zak Kostopoulos

The owner of a jewelry shop and of a real estate office were found guilty of causing fatal bodily harm in the killing of gay rights activist 33-year-old Zak Kostopoulos in downtown Athens on September 21, 2018. The two men were sentenced to 10 years imprisonment each, without parole. The …

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Zak Kostopoulos trial: Prosecutor seeks exoneration of policemen, guilty verdict for shop-owners found guilty

The prosecutor in the trial over the 2018 beating death of Greek-American gay rights activist Zak Kostopoulos on Wednesday sought the exoneration of four police officers and guilty verdicts for two local businessmen. In his closing arguments, prosecutor Sotiris Bougioukos pointed to expert evidence and witness testimonies that he said …

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Zak Kostopoulos died of heart attack induced by beating-trauma, coroner tells court

Zak Kostopoulos died of a heart attack that was probably induced by trauma during a double beating, the coroner who conducted the autopsy on the 33-year-old LGBTO activist told a court in Athens on Tuesday. The trial started with two civilians and four police officers sitting on the defendant benches. …

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Zak Kostopoulos: Trial begins three years after the brutal killing of LGBT activist

Three years after the brutal killing of LGBT activist Zak Kostopoulos, the trial finally began on Wednesday morning in Athens. Two businessmen and four police officers are being accused of fatal bodily harm of the 33-year-old Zak who was brutally beaten and died on a sidewalk in downtown Athens. The …

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Zak Kostopoulos: Two shop owners, four policemen to stand trial

Two shop owners and four policemen will stand for the murder of LGBTO activist Zak Kostopoulos in downtown Athens  in September 2018. The six will stand trial on charges of fatal bodily harm, charges that result in relative light punishment. Sixteen months after Kostopoulos’ death, the Council of Misdemeanor judges …

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Zak Kostopoulos: Protesters demand “Justice” one year after his brutal murder

Demanding justice for Zak Kostopoulos hundreds of people gathered in downtown Athens at the spot where the activist was killed a year ago. In front of the jewelry shop where Kostopoulos was killed, the protesters carried out actions with sprays and banners. “1 Year – 0 Justice” Friends, activists, members …

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15. Athens Pride 2019 dedicated to murdered LGBT activist Zak Kostopoulos

With slogans in favor of “equality”, “respect to diversity” and “No to violence,” a colorful and vibrant crow of over 100,000 people celebrated the 15. Athens Pride on Saturday. Members of the LGBT community from Greece and abroad, supporters, families, politicians and representatives of local governments and several organizations gave …

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Zak Kostopoulos family file against jeweler and estate agent for “intentional murder”

The family of Zak Kostopoulos filed a lawsuit against the jewelry shop owner and a real estate following the results of repetitive toxicological and histological examinations. The lawsuit for “intentional murder” aims to change the charges against the two men who beat the LGBT activist on September 2018. According to …

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Forensics mystery: Zak Kostopoulos DNA found on “his” knife but no fingerprints

Forensic examination has reportedly found traces of DNA of Zak Kostopoulos on “his” knife but not his fingerprints. “The fingerprints are insufficient and not identifiable,” media report on Tuesday citing police sources. “The knife’s size was too small,” media write citing police lab technicians. Therefore the identification of the partial …

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Zak Kostopoulos: Policemen under investigation after new video

LGBT rights activist Zak Kostopoulos may had managed to escape the worst from the fierce kicks by a jeweler and his friend last Friday, but he did not escape further abuse in the hands of policemen. The Ministry of Public Order and the Greek Police ordered on Friday disciplinary investigation …

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POLITICO: The Dirty Dozen – 12 people who ruined Greece

Who drove Greece to the economic and consequently political ruin? Apparently there have been 12 people or better say categories of people who have put their hands in ruining Greece. Political magazine POLITICO makes a historical approach to find those responsible for the troubles that have been harrowing the country …

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