No Changes in Self-Defense Legislation, says Greek Justice Minister

There is no question of making any changes to the existing legislation in regards to cases of self-defense when a citizen is threatened by...

Prosecutor Appeals Acquittal Decision for Metropolitan over Hate Speech

The Aigio Public Prosecutor on Monday appealed a court decision that acquitted the Metropolitan of Kalavryta and Aigialeia Amvrosios on charges of racist comments ...

Greek Government Attacks Court Decision on Religion Lessons

The Greek government has launched an attack on the Council of State after this week's decision that changes in grade-school religion lessons are unconstitutional. The...

Council of State Deems Changes in Religion Lessons Unconstitutional

The Council of State on Tuesday ruled that the changes made by former education minister Nikos Filis in religion lessons are unconstitutional and contrary...

Greek Court Acquits Bishop Amvrosios Who Called for the Death of Homosexuals

An outcry was caused, after a court of Aigio on Friday acquitted Bishop of Aigialeia and Kalavryta, Amvrosios, on the charges of hate speech...

Greek Court Suspends €44Mln Fine for Tobacco Company

The First Instance Administrative Court of Komotini suspended the enforcement of a €44 million fine imposed on SEKAP tobacco company for actions allegedly made prior...

Jailed Terrorist Giagtzoglou to Return to Korydallos Prison After Hunger Strike

Jailed anarchist Constantinos Yagtzoglou will be transferred from Larissa Prison to Korydallos Prison in Athens after a Friday decision by the Central Prison Transfer...

Afghan Man Faces Bomb Charges in Greek Court

  An Afghan national who was caught carrying dozens of detonators when detained for not paying a restaurant bill has been charged with illegal possession...

World Bank: 600,000 Court Cases Stuck in Greek Legal Limbo

As anyone who has a case pending in court knows, Greek justice moves at a particularly slow pace. A World Bank report has confirmed...

EU Court Clears Greece Over Migrant Detention Case

EU's top human rights court has cleared the Greek authorities of allegations of mistreatment made by three Afghan migrants arrested and held at an island...

Anarchists Storm Athens Courthouse

The 'Rubicon' anarchist group struck again on Thursday, storming courthouse premises in downtown Athens. Around 15 to 20 members of the group entered the courthouse yard early...

Greece Criticized Over Turkish Soldiers’ Asylum Case

  Greece's government on Thursday came in for stinging criticism from a German media outlet for its handling of the case of eight Turkish ex-servicemen...

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