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Ex Theater director Lignadis remanded custody, lawyer announces lawsuits

Former artistic director of Greece’s National Theater Dimitris Lignadis has been remanded in custody in the early hours of Friday. In the scandal case that rocks the Greek society and the political world, the man faces charges of repeated sexual abuse of underage boys. In a marathon session of Thursday, …

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Relatives of Covid-19 patients who died off ICU in N. Greece seek justice

Relatives of patients who died of Covid-19 in hospitals in northern Greece are examining the legal options to to appeal to Justice. The patients have died in normal Covid-19 wards in hospitals in Thessaloniki and other cities in the north of the country. The relatives want to know whether their …

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Two lawyers on duty arrested during rallies; they filed against Police

Lawyers Thanasis Kampagiannis and Costas Papadakis were arrested on Sunday and a case was filed against them for “violating the extraordinary measures banning public gatherings.” The two lawyers are among some 100 people police detained in Athens alone for being close to the Memorial of boy Alexis Grigoropoulos to commemorate …

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Prominent lawyers arrested for alleged involvement in “Korydallos prison mafia”

Prominent criminal lawyers Alexandros Lykourezos and Theodoros Panagopoulos have been arrested at the orders of the examining magistrate in relation to the the so-called “Korydallos prison mafia” case. Lykoyrezos was arrested Thursday evening and Panagopoulos on Friday morning. The remain in custody until Monday where they  are expected to testify …

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Thessaloniki lawyers on strike over police brutality against colleague

Lawyers in Thessaloniki will abstain from their duties in the city’s courts on Monday, July 9th 2018, to protest an assault incident by a policeman against one of their colleagues. The incident took place on June 29. A policeman reportedly grabbed a female lawyer from the arm and dragged her …

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Mass Protest against Greek Pensions Reform, lawyers hand their ties outside Parliament

Thousands of self-employed took to the streets of Athens on Thursday morning to protest the Greek Pension Reforms. Layers, doctors, engineers, pharmacists, notaries, accountants, young scientists and other self-employed professionals  move to downtown Athens to express their opposition against a s0-called Reform that will swallow up to 80% of their …

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Fabulous Mrs Alamuddin-Clooney to reclaim the fabulous Parthenon Marbles

Reporters follow every step of hers and flashlights capture a hand shake, a smile or a glimpse of a wink. Whether she meets with local authorities, tours ancient sites in Athens or pushes away a strain of her hair, reporters are always there to capture the moment and inform the …

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Legal Advisers in Greek Public Sector Get 15% Wages Increases

While the majority of Greeks suffer painful income decreases, legal advisers appointed in the public service get salary increases between 10% and 15% within the next three years. Furthermore, the lawyers will receive their increases retroactive from November 1, 2011. While others get their 20% decreases retroactive… No austerity for us thanks, …

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