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Bill tightens wiretapping procedures by Greece’s National Intelligence

Greece’s  government has posted online for public consultation a draft legislation with the aim to optimize the wiretapping procedures the National Intelligence Service (EYP) is required to take to wiretap citizens. At the same time, the draft bill updates the process of lifting the confidentiality of communications, and upgrades the …

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Lignadis: Prosecutor appeals against 1. instance court verdict and sentence

Actor and former artistic director of Greece’s National Theater, Dimitris Lignadis, is now facing the possibility of a higher sentence in the appellate court, after the Appeals Prosecutor’s Office appealed against two parts of the decision of the Mixed Jury Court that sentenced him to a total of 12 years …

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With treats, punishment, authoritarianism and insanity Greece Gov’t tries to boost vaccinations

With threats, punishment, insane measures and authoritarianism the Greek government tries to “convince” the country’s citizens to get vaccinated. Ministers rule out new lockdown claiming “economic disaster for the country” and a series of punitive measures such as lay-offs and exclusion from state support aid. In addition, the government plans …

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PAOK owner banned 3 years, FC docked points over gun & violence incident

The owner of Greek soccer club PAOK Thessaloniki has been banned for three years for his part in violence that occurred during a match against AEK FC, including running onto the field with a holstered pistol on his hip. PAOK FC owner Ivan Savvidis, a powerful Russian-Greek businessman, was also …

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Second case of bullying: the victim stabs 3 classmates

A student at a Nursing School in Athens stabbed three of her classmates on Thursday. The incident occurred during class, when the 22-year-old woman took a kitchen knife from her bag and attacked three other classmates, causing them minor injuries. The three victims, one Greek and two Albanian women, refused …

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Greece legislates against Bullying after victim, 20, commits suicide

“Anyone who commits bullying will be punished with imprisonment of at least six months.” This is the reaction of the Greek government to the tragic death of the first “official” victim of bullying in the country, Vaggelis Giakoumakis. The 20-year-old student committed suicide last month being unable to bear further …

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UPD Victim of bullying Vaggelis Giakoumakis, 20, found dead

This must have been on of Greece’s most terrible cases of bullying: a student fell victim of the continuous use of violence and intimidation by his fellow students. Beginning of February,  Vaggelis Giakoymakis, 20, went missing, from the dormitory of Dairy School where he was studying in Ioannina, Northern Greece. …

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