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UPDATE Court finds ex National Theater director Dimitris Lignadis guilty in 2 of 4 rape cases

The Mixed Jury Court in Athens found the former director of National Theater, Dimitris Lignadis, guilty for two of four rape cases on Wednesday. The ruling was decided with a majority of votes. The defendant was in trial for the sexual abuse of three minors and one young adult man. …

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Well-known actor in custody pending trial over rape charges

Well-known comedian, actor and director Petros Filippidis was detained and taken to prison following his testimony and the unanimous decision by the investigating magistrate and a prosecutor. They ruled that Petros Filippidis be detained for alleged acts of sexual assault against fellow actors, after his testimony before them on Tuesday, …

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Prosecutor files against Thessaloniki hospital for discarding waste in protected wetland

Τhe public prosecutor of Thessaloniki filed a case against the general manager of Ippokratio hospital for discarding mattresses and rubble to the river Gallikos, a NATURA 2000 protected wetland, beginning of the year. Τhe issue turned into ping-pong ball between the Hospital and the Municipality and led to tragic-comic situations. …

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Unbelievable conditions in Athens hospitals following Covid-redesign

The dramatic situation that prevails in the hospitals of the Greek capital is reflected in a letter by the director in Internal Medicine at “Agia Olga” hospital in Nea Ionia suburb of western Athens. In his letter to the hospital management and colleagues where he announced his resignation, Dr Ioannis …

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Culture Minister moves against ex National Theater director over alleged sexual abuse cases

Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni submitted a complaint report-memo to the Prosecutor’s Office of the Supreme Court, requesting a full investigation into the alleged sexual abuse cases in the National Theater. The complaint is reportedly against the former Artistic Director of the National Theater Dimitris Lignadis and follows a storm …

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Karditsa Hospital CEO fired over controversial vaccination consent form

Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias demanded the resignation of the director of the public hospital in Karditsa for forcing health personnel to sign a controversial consent form before receiving the Covid-19 vaccination. According to reports by hospital workers union POEDIN, the director of Karditsa hospital had created his own consent form …

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Lesvos: Head of Moria hot spot submits his resignation

The head of the hot spot of Moria on the island of Lesvos submitted his resignation to the political leadership of the Ministry for Citizens’ Protection on Wednesday afternoon. Citing personal reasons, the Manager of the Reception and Identification Center, Ioannis Balbakakis said that he was “tired” and he had …

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Greece to British Museum: “Fischer’s views are remnants of colonialism”

Views about the legitimate ownership of the Parthenon Marbles as they have been expressed by the director of the British Museum Hartwig Fischer are “remnants of colonialism, ignore the international debate and the Declarations of Unesco,” Greek Culture Minister Myrsini Zorba said on Saturday. Fischer’s statement of “legitimate ownership” demonstrates …

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Director of Reception Centers fired after urging investigation on Refugees EU Funds

The Director of Refugees Reception and Identification Centers in Greek Ministry of Migration was fired early afternoon Thursday.  Previous to his dismissal, Andreas Iliopoulos had given an interview to a Greek newspaper in which he was asking the prosecutor’s intervention with regards management of EU Funds for the refugees and …

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Director of Migrants’ Registration center VIAL on Chios resigns

The director of identification and registration center in VIAL hot spot on the island of Chios has submitted his resignation. As the reason for his resignation, Theofilos Tsingalakis cited mounting pressure by local groups. He was hired to run the hot spot six months ago through an open job vacancy …

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Greek Bishop Takes “Corpus Christi” Theater Group to Court for Blasphemy

 The actors and the Greek-Albanian director of the “Corpus Christi” theater performance will be tried for blasphemy after a complaint filed by Bishop of Piraeus Seraphim. The artists face criminal charges of insulting religion and malicious blasphemy. District Attorney of Athens prosecutes the troupe after the lawsuit of Bishop of Piraeus who claims ‘religion is …

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