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Mother and adult son found shot in their home in east Athens

The bodies of a 63-year-old mother and her 36-year-old son were found in their home in Ilioupoli suburb of eastern Athens on Thursday. The bodies were discovered following a complaint that “a strong, unpleasant odor” was coming from the apartment. Most possible scenario considered by the police is that the …

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Domestic violence out of control: 12 incidents in 24 hours

Domestic violence in Greece has literally gone out of control with 12 incidents reported to police in the last 24 hours. The victims were assaulted by their current or ex husbands and partners or by their fathers, their mothers or their children. Citizens’ Protection Minister, Michalis Chrysochoidis, said on Monday …

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Shocking Femicide outside a police station in Athens suburb

A 28-year-old woman was stabbed to death by her 39-year-old ex-partner  outside a police station in Agioi Anargyroi suburb of north-western Athens on Monday night. It is the fourth case of femicide in Greece since the beginning of 2024. The victim had gone to local police station and reported that …

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Court finds Roula Pispirigou guilty for the murder of her daughter

A court in Athens found Roula Pispirigou guilty for the murder of her 9-year-old daughter Georgina Daskalaki and sentenced her to life imprisonment. The Mixed Jury Court unanimously ruled on Friday that Pispirigou was guilty of both the homicide and the attempted homicide of her first-born and last surviving daughter. …

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Kolonos minor’s pimping: Court finds main defendant “guilty”, acquits victim’s mother

A court in Athens found the main defendant in the pimping case of the 12-year-old girl in Kolonos guilty of rape and pimping and the girl’s mother innocent. 16 other defendants were found also guilty. The Mixed Jury Court of Athens did not adopt the outrageous prosecutor’s proposal and ruled …

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Pimping of 12-year-old in Kolonos: Outrage after prosecutor proposes acquittal on rape charges for main defendant

Outrage on social media in Greece, after the prosecutor requested the acquittal of 55-year-old businessman Ilias Michos of charges alleging the rape of a 12-year-old girl in downtown Kolonos district of Athens, as well as the charges of coercive pimping and collection of prostitution earnings, citing insufficient evidence. In contrast, …

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