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Femicide: 24-year-old man shoots dead 19-year-old partner

With two bullets in the head, a 24-year-old man shot dead his 19-year-old partner in their home in Piraeus on Saturday. The tragedy raises the victims of femicide in the country to 15 in less than a year. After the shooting, the perpetrator called the police and reported the crime, …

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Femicide: 81-year-old kills his wife with a sledgehammer

Femicide in Greece: An 81-year-old man hit and killed his 20 years young wife while she was sleeping. The man fatally wounded the 61-year-old victim hitting her on the head with a sledgehammer. He then committed suicide with a knife. According to local media messinialive, the man cut his throat …

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Femicide: Breeder shoots dead partner and their 10-month-old baby

A 56-year-old man shot and killed his 29-year-old partner and their 10-month-old baby and then committed suicide with the same hunting rifle. The femicide took place in the village Lekani near the city of Kavala in North Greece. According to preliminary media information, the perpetrator took both victims to the …

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Femicide: Woman dies after husband set her on fire

The 55-year-old woman with disabilities whose husband set her on fire five days earlier died in hospital on Monday. The victim was being treated for severe burns in the face and the body. The woman is the 12th victim of femicide in the country in 2022. The attack took place …

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Femicide: 35-year-old woman found dead in Larissa home; partner on the run

Femicide Greece: A 35-year-old woman was found dead with a blow to the head and wrapped in a blanket in her home in Larissa, central Greece, on Friday morning. The body was discovered after neighbors complained about stench coming out of the apartment. Police is searching for the victim’s partner, …

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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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