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Femicide on Zakynthos: “Police could do no more, killer was determined,” says Citizen Protection Minister

The Minister of Citizen Protection, Takis Theodorikakos, said on Wednesday that police stations have received 5,140 complaints for domestic violence in 2022. Regarding the femicide on the island of Zakynthos, the minister said that “the killer was determined” and police did all it could. The Minister was speaking to Mega …

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Women in Athens protest rising victims of femicide; strong police presence

Women’s organizations and feminist groups marched in downtown Athens on Tuesday evening to protest femicide and gender-based violence, after three women were killed by their husbands or partner in Crete, Zakynthos and Athens in just 36 hours. 56-year old Georgia was stabbed to death by her husband in Rethymnon, Crete …

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Femicide in Greece: Two women stabbed to death on Crete & Zakynthos within 12 hours

Femicide: Two women were stabbed to death by their husbands within twelve hours. The victims were living on the islands of Crete and Zakynthos in the family homes. One woman had asked for divorce, the other one had filed to local police against her husband for domestic violence. A 56-year-old …

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Femicide in Drama: Man shoots dead wife for asking divorce

Α 63-year-old man shot dead with a rifle his 59-year-old wife in their family home in a village in Drama, northern Greece. He later turned the weapon against himself. It is the fourth femicide in Greece since the beginning of 2022. The victim had asked for divorce, local media report …

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Protesters demand Justice for Femicide victims in Greece

Several women organizations and feminist groups gathered outside the Parliament on Friday night to protest the murders of women by their partners or family members. Demanding “justice, equality and prevention” the protesters urged the government to take measures against the femicide in Greece that cost the lives of 17 women  …

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Man stabs wife to death in Thessaloniki – 14th femicide in Greece in 2021

A 49-year-old man brutally stabbed his wife to death in their home bedroom in Thessaloniki and surrendered to police on Sunday night. It is the 14th femicide in Greece in 2021. Police found the 48-year-old victim in a lake of blood. The woman had injuries in the chest and the …

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