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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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Supreme Court rules in favor of furlough for 17. Nov convict Koufontinas

Greece’s Supreme Court has dismissed decision of the court in Volos that had denied the seventh furlough for Dimitris Koufontinas, the convict of terror organization “17. November.” The penal section of the Court accepted the chief prosecutor’s appeal asking the dismissal of the Volos court decision. The reasoning of the …

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Supreme Court prosecutor appeals furlough denial for convict Koufontinas

Greece’s top prosecutor ordered late Friday the review of the decision denying 17. November convict Dimitris Kourontinas a furlough. The move by Supreme Court prosecutor Xeni Dimitriou comes with Koufontinas on hunger-strike since beginning of May and hospitalized in intensive care since Friday. Dimitriou’s reasoning for the appeal is that …

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US, UK condemn 17. Nov convicted terrorist Koufodinas’ second furlough

The US State Department and the UK Ambassador to Athens expressed their strong opposition to the second furlough granted to 17. November convicted terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas. “It is extremely disheartening to see an unrepentant convicted terrorist coming out of the prison again,” UK’s ambassador Kate Smith said on Twitter on …

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Convicted 17. Nov terrorist Koufodinas has been granted second furlough

Convicted 17. November terrorist Dimitris Kofodinas has been granted a second furlough by the prison council in Korydallos prison. He will be allowed to exit the prison at 9 o’ clock Friday morning and return in two days. He will be obliged to report to a police station near his …

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Convicted 17November terrorist Koufodinas returns to prison

Dimitris Koufodinas, the convicted gunman of terror organization 17 November, returned to prison following a 48-hour-furlough. Koufodinas arrived at Korydallos prison an hour and a half  ahead of the Saturday noon deadline, accompanied by his wife and son. He looked relaxed and waved to the press. Koufodinas, 59, is serving …

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Convicted 17N terrorist Koufodinas steps out prison on 48-h furlough (video)

Convicted November 17 terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas stepped out the Korydallos prison for first time since 2002. He exited the prison in the company of his wife, his son and his lawyer. A group  of supporters was cheering him chanting  “Free Koufodinas.” The Prison Council of Korydallos approved on Wednesday his …

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