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Cypriot Convict Begs Wardens to Stay in Prison

A 25-year-old man in Cyprus refused to leave the central prisons after his release as he had nowhere else to go, it was reported...

Missing Passport Delays Former Minister’s Release From Prison

Former defense minister Akis Tsohatzopoulos stayed in prison one more day on Tuesday as his lawyers searched for their client’s old passport, which has...

Mitsotakis: We Will Abolish Paraskevopoulos’ Law for Prisoners

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday he will abolish the so-called “Paraskevopoulos law” which allows criminals who have served part of their...

Criminal Appeals Court Rejects Tsohatzopoulos Request for Release From Jail

A five-member Criminal Appeals Court on Wednesday again rejected a request filed by jailed former Greek minister Akis Tsohatzopoulos for his release from prison....

UN: Refugee Children Should Not Be Detained in Greek Prison Cells

Francois Crepeau, special UN rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, urged Greece on Monday to stop detaining refugee and migrant children in police...

Workers Find Escape Route in Domokos Prison, Investigation Underway

Workers in Domokos prison discovered a long tunnel under the shower in a cell, indicative of prisoners planning an escape route. It is unknown...

Obstructing Public Transportation Routes Could Land You Behind Bars

  The Greek Government decided to tighten the legislation regarding the obstruction of public transport. In particular the Greek Government with an amendment that was...

Greek Prison Guards Find Tunnel in Inmate’s Cell

A Greek prison is on lockdown after the discovery of a tunnel that could have been used for a future escape. While searching the cell...

Greece Aims to Improve Conditions Within Greek Prisons

The Greek government has approached the Council of Europe to launch a program that aims to improve conditions within Greek prisons. The programme will be a cooperation between...

2 Killed and 18 Injured as Violence Breaks Out at Athens Prison

Two people were killed and more than eighteen injured at Korydallos prison in Athens as inmates started fighting over control of Wing C, Greek...

Golden Dawn Prepares Election Campaign in Greek Jail

A Greek appeals prosecutor has refused to let the Golden Dawn members currently in jail take a furlough in order to participate in their party’s...

Anarchist Nikos Romanos Ends Hunger Strike

The 21-year-old anarchist Nikos Romanos who had been convicted of robbery ended his hunger strike after 31 days when Greece 's  parliament voted on...

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