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Greek PM Tsipras Inaugurates Therapeutic Community for Detained Drug Users

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras inaugurated on Monday, the independent therapeutic community KETHEA-Prometheus for detained drug users. "It is a window of hope," Tsipras underlined....

New Law in Greece Will Sentence Certain Drug Dealers to Life in Prison

Drug dealers involved in trafficking that would bring profits of more than 75,000 euros will be sentenced to life imprisonment regardless of the number...

Prison Break…in Corfu

Prisoners in Corfu, Greece, attempted to spectacularly escape through a tunnel dug for years but failed because of a dog. The escape was discovered at around 10:00...

Savvas Xeros Refuses to Wear Electronic Bracelet

Jailed terrorist Savvas Xeros -- brother of terrorist Christodoulos Xeros -- who was convicted to life in prison for his involvement in the Greek...

Man Who Killed Family in Northern Greece Commits Suicide

A man who was in Diavata prison for a triple homicide that took place in Oreokastro, Thessaloniki, northern Greece two months ago committed suicide...

Convicts to be Imprisoned in Their Home Country

The Greek Ministry of Justice is to pass a new amendment in alignment with European Union directives. According to the bill, foreign convicts will...

Thirteen Prison Guards Tried For the Death of Albanian Inmate

Thirteen prison guards allegedly implicated in the murder of an Albanian prisoner named Ilia Kareli are to face charges of aggravated torture resulting in...

One Dead After Fight at Domokos Prison

A violent brawl between prisoners took place at the prison of Domokos at dawn today, July 11, resulting in the death of an inmate and...

Greek Prison Guard Fatally Stabbed by Inmate

A guard at a Greek prison was fatally stabbed by an Albanian inmate on Tuesday, state agency ANA said. The incident at Malandrino prison, central...

Maximum Security Prison at Domokos Poorly Thought Out

Τhe escape of Christodoulos Xeros last week has led to Justice Minister, Charalambos Athanassiou announcing the creation of a maximum security prison within 100 days, for housing...

Helicopter Escape at Greek Prison Foiled

Greek Justice Minister Antonis Roupakiotis said on Feb. 25  that authorities had been warned that crime boss Panayiotis Vlastos would try to escape from...

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