Government to Introduce Bill Making Mufti Islamic Jurists Optional for Muslims

Prime minister Alexis Tsipras said his administration would pass legislation to allow Muslim litigants to opt for a Greek court to resolve family disputes,...

Greece at the Bottom of EU Social Justice Chart

Unable to recover from the crippling financial crisis, Greece has been ranked last in the latest EU Social Justice Index presented by the Bertelsmann...

Lawyer in Golden Dawn Trial Attacked by Neo-Nazis in Athens

A prosecution lawyer in the on-going Golden Dawn trial was attacked on Wednesday morning just outside Athens police headquarters (GADA). The lawyer was punched in...

EU Court Rules Against Greece on Female Police Officers’ Height

European police forces cannot impose blanket height restrictions on recruits because that discriminates against women, the EU's top court ruled on Wednesday, throwing out...

Greek Justice Minister Criticizes Court Decision to Keep Irianna in Jail

Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis criticized a decision by an Athens Appeals Court on Monday, to reject the application of 29-year-old Irianna and her 33-year-old co-defendant...

Human Rights Watch Warns Against Extradition of Tajik Activist from Greece

Greece should not extradite, deport or otherwise facilitate the return of a Tajik opposition activist to Tajikistan; where he faces possible torture or ill-treatment,...

Greek Court Approves Extradition of Bitcoin Fraud Suspect to Russia

A Greek court backed the extradition of a Russian citizen to Moscow, who also faces an extradition request by the United States on allegations...

Estonia to Answer Justice Minister Kontonis “In Writing” On Communist Crimes

Estonia’s Justice Minister Urmas Reinsalu has announced that he will reply in writing to his Greek counterpart, Stavros Kontonis, who refused to participate in...

Former ELSTAT Chief Andreas Georgiou Handed Suspended Two-Year Jail Sentence

An Athens Appeal Court has sentenced the former head of ELSTAT Andreas Georgiou to two-year imprisonment on a charge of breach of duty. The sentence...

Greece’s Council of State Head Calls on Government to Stop Condemning Judicial Decisions

Council of State President Nikos Sakellariou on Monday called on the Greek government to stop condemning judicial decisions and undermining the work of justice...

Protesters Riot in Athens over Irianna, Jailed for Membership of Terror Group (video)

Fourteen people were arrested in central Athens after a solidarity march for a jailed woman accused of membership in a terrorist organization turned into...

Court’s 2013 Ruling on Sorras’ Case Overturned by Greece’s Supreme Court

Greece's Supreme Court has overturned a decision by the Misdemeanors Court of Athens in 2013 to acquit Artemis Sorras on charges of disseminating false...

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