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17N leader Giotopoulos granted first prison leave after 20 years

Alexandros Giotopoulos, the 78-year-old jailed leader of the now-defunct Greek terrorist group November 17, returned to prison on Thursday following a three-day furlough, his first in the 20 years he has been detained in Athens’ Korydallos penitentiary, Greek media reported on Friday. The news drew criticism from Athens Mayor Kostas …

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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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Supreme Court prosecutor blocks early release of Golden Dawn convict

Greece’s Supreme Court prosecutor has opened the window for the possibility to reverse the decision for the conditional release from prison of the convicted Golden Dawn member Giorgos Patelis. One day after the release decision by the Court of Appeal in Athens, the chief prosecutor of the Supreme Court Vassilis …

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Fugitive Golden Dawn convict Christos Pappas arrested in Athens suburb

Fugitive Golden Dawn convict Christos Pappas was arrested in Zografou suburb of Athens late on Thursday. He was reportedly living in an apartment registered under a different name. According to latest information, it was a woman offering him shelter. 59-year-old Pappas was second in command and right hand of the …

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Shocking video: Brutal murder of Albanian convict in Korydallos prison

A shocking video recorded by security cameras shows the brutal murder of Albanian convict Arber Bako in Korydalos prison in Athens. The footage shows two other convicts chasing Bako and keep stabbing on him with a knife even when prison guards arrive. The prison guards seem helpless while the cold …

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Greek citizen arrested in Evros after illegally entered to Turkey

Turkish authorities have arrested a Greek citizen in the area of Evros river. According to preliminary information, the man was trying to enter Turkey illegally. According to Turkish authorities, the Greek citizen is a 50-year-old convict identified with the name initials M. A. The man was arrested after he illegally …

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Doctor admits forgery of disability certification for convict Floros, denies bribe

This could possibly be a case of  “filotimo” the Greek word that cannot be translated in other languages. A doctor admitted to have forged a disability certification for a convict to be released from prison. However, he denied that he received any bribe in order to do so. In a …

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Farmer in custody for having shot Syrian teenager on Lesvos

A court on the island of Lesvos remanded custody to the 78-year-old farmer who shot and wounded a teenager refugee from Syria last week. Together with his family the 16-year-old asylum seeker had sought refuge in the farmer’s land plot to escape violence in the Moria hot spot nearby. The …

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Court sentences 7 top PPC unionists for fraud: 3 to 5 years on suspension

A Three-Members Appeals Court in Athens sentenced seven top unionists of Greece’s Public Power Corporation union GENOP-DEH to 3 to 5 years imprisonment for the so-called “Golden Subsidies,” according to which the union would be granted thousands of euro that was spent in luxurious travels and other . The court …

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