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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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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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Prison Break Greek -Style: Smoked Salmon & 5* Ward for VIP-Prisoners?

If these allegations proof to be true, then this must be the ultimate Greek-style prison break! Antonis Aravantinos, chief of police prison guards told a relevant parliamentary committee that ex heavy weights of politics, business, sports and life-style, currently in prison, enjoy a lavish life even behind bars. “There is a 5***** …

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