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Inmates on hunger strike in several prisons across Greece

Prisons across Greece are ‘boiling’ and inmates have started a hunger strike in several facilities on Monday. Prisoners protest the inhuman conditions of detention and “illegal” extension of their sentence. According to daily efimerida ton syntakton, prisoners in Domokos prison announced the start of hunger strike and are followed by …

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One inmate dead, 100 tested positive to Covid-19 in Diavata prison

Authorities were on alert about the rising numbers of coronavirus infections at Diavata prison by Thessaloniki, especially after a 69-year-old inmate died on Thursday of Covid-19 and another 108 prisoners and staff are in quarantine after tested positive to Covid-19. The deceased inmate, who had reportedly been vaccinated for the …

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Inmates in Trikala prison order mobile phones, drone delivers

A drone delivered mobile phones and other items ordered by inmates in the prison of Trikala short after Friday midnight. It was the second delivery attempt in 24 hours, as the first operation early Friday morning was foiled The drone reportedly landed in the yard of the prison short after …

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Justice Minister confirms Grevena prisoners “bear burn marks”

Justice Minister Antonis Roupakiotis confirmed Friday that “inmates bear burn marks on their bodies”. Greece’s Justice Minister told a parliamentary committee that an investigation into allegations of police beatings was underway. Roupakiotis had visited Grevena prison a week ago after allegations several inmates were beaten by  police. On Thursday, daily …

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