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Bakari Henderson: Prosecutor asks maximum sentences for 6 defendants

The public prosecutor in the criminal court in Patras asked maximum sentences for six out of nine defendants for the murder of 22-year-old US tourist Bakari Henderosn last year in Zalynthos. According to local media, the prosecutor who leads the trial has asked the maximum sentence for murder with intent …

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Trial for slain Bakari Henderson kicks off despite postponement attempts

Under strict security measures, the trial of the suspects for the murder of US student Bakari Henderson kicked off  in the Mixed Jury Court in Patras, West Peloponnese, on Friday morning. lawyers’ attempts to postpone the trial failed, relevant petitions were rejected by the court. Nine defendants are being tried …

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5th Anniversary of murdered Pavlos Fyssas as Golden Dawn trial continues

The coward and cold-blooded murder of a young Greek rapper. A mother patiently waiting for justice to prevail, counting the days, the months, the years. A big trial with huge files of material and dozens of defendants. A trial that has been going on since 2015. A  political party of …

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Bazaar conspiracies: Turkey’s FM claims “the West put pressure on Greece” against 8 servicemen extradition

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, accused “the West” for having put pressure on Greece to not extradite the 8 Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece after the failed coup of July 2016. In an interview with state news agency Anadolu, Cavusoglu said  the Greek Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister …

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Local court acquits Metropolit Amvrosios over hate speech against gays

A court in Aigio acquitted Metropolit of Aigialia and Kalavryta Amvrosios of hate speech and opened the Pandoras’s box with some media to describe the decision as “shame” and many Greeks in social media to speak of “impunity” and a “parody” of a trial. In his testimony at the court, …

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Prosecutor finds 36 guilty for the Stock Exchange Crash in 1999

An Athens Appellate Court Prosecutor has found 36 people guilty for the infamous “Athens Stock Exchange Crash of 1999” that caused thousands of small investors to have lost their life savings. It has taken 18 years for an Athens Appellate Court Prosecutor, Athina Theodoropoulou, to find guilty 36 individuals implicated …

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Former PASOK Minister to return €230K in SIEMENS bribes

Former Transportation Minister Tasos Mantelis (PASOK) has decided to return the money he is being accused to have received as bribe by SIEMENS in order to receive reduced punishment. According to Greek media, Mantelis has declared to give 450,000 DM (230,000 euro) to public revenues office in order to enjoy favorable …

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Ex FinMin Papaconstantinou to stand trial over Lagarde list

A council of judges has ruled that the charges levelled against former Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou in connection to the alleged tampering of a list containing the names of Greeks with deposits in Switzerland have not expired under the statute of limitations. The judges convened at the Supreme Court on …

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