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Dead fetus found in draining system in downtown Athens

Gruesome finding in a gutter in downtown Athens: a sewage worker found a dead fetus in a pipe of the draining system on Solonos Street on Monday evening. The worker located the fetus via a camera while he was working under the building where the NGO Doctors Without Borders. He …

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Kidnapped victim of sex trafficking on trial

Τhe victim of sex trafficking was taken to court for “prostitution without having the appropriate paperwork.” The 19-year-old young woman was kidnapped and forced to prostitution by a police offer who kept her imprisoned  in an apartment in Ilioupolis suburb of south-eastern Athens. The case came to light when the …

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Zakynthos: Man arrested for beating, forcefully terminating his partner pregnancy

Police arrested a 27-year-old man in Zakynthos, western Greece, on Wednesday for beating his 19-year-old pregnant partner and forcibly given her drugs to terminate her pregnancy. The young woman was two months pregnant. The unprecedented incident took place on Tuesday evening, when the 27-year-old perpetrator, an Albanian national, went to …

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Stavros and Dimitris: The first same-sex couple to get married in Greece

The first same-sex couple to get married in Greece has already published their wedding notice on a newspaper as required by law and thus just hours after the Parliament passed the legislation late on Thursday. A legislation that was met with the resistance of a large part of the Greek …

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Femicide in Crete: Man shoots his wife dead

A 39-year-old Albanian national shot with a gun his 29-year-old Romanian wife in their home in Kaminia neighborhood of Heraklio, Crete, early Friday morning. The man called the police saying “Come, I killed my wife”, local media reported. Officers found the victim in the living room. A fight has allegedly …

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Man arrested over pay-to-view abuse of mentally handicapped people

Greek police have arrested a man accused of systematically abusing mentally handicapped people on videos live-streamed for paying customers on social media. The 35-year-old suspect was arrested in Aegaleo suburb of Piraeus on tuesday afternoon. He faces charges of human trafficking and causing bodily harm to vulnerable people, the police …

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Man arrested for sexually abusing his partner’s minor daughter

Greek police has arrested a 56-year-old man after his partner and her teenager daughter accused him of raping the child since she was 8 years old. Mother and daughter appeared at the local police station in Patisia district of Athens and filed a complaint against the man who is an …

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Femicide: Woman succumbs to her injuries after husband set her on fire

Another femicide in Greece, the second since the start of the year: A 45-year-old woman who was covered in flammable liquid by her husband and set on fire succumbed to her injuries. The woman was seriously injured and died after a week in hospital. The husband poured flammable oil over …

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Police dismantles pimping ring exploiting underage schoolgirls

Police arrested three people in different parts of Athens on Thursday on suspicion of involvement in a child prostitution ring. A 31-year-old woman and two men, aged 33 and 55, are suspected of pimping out children under the age of 15 and recording child sex abuse material, among other offenses. …

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15-month-old baby boy dies of influenza after hospital turns it away twice

A 15-month-old baby boy died in Ptolemaida, western Macedonia, after a few hours it was admitted to local hospital with very high fever. The parents had already brought the baby to the hospital twice in previous days where it was tested positive to A strain of influenza. Doctors administered anti-fever …

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Athens New Year celebration: Shameful racist rand against little girl

The celebrations in downtown Athens on the New Year’s Eve triggered a racist rand against a 10-year-old girl and the waving of Palestinian flags by the audience. Exciting little girl on stage during the countdown The feast was organized by the new major of Greek capital Haris Doukas (PASOK) and …

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