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Former Greek Government Minister Giannos Papantoniou to Be Released from Prison

Former prominent Greek politician and government minister Giannos Papantoniou is set to be released from prison after spending seventeen months incarcerated there. Papantoniou was found...

New Facility in Aspropyrgos to Replace Notorious Korydallos Prison of Athens

The Greek Ministries of Defense and Citizen's Protection on Monday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation under which the procedures for the replacement of the...

Four Inmates Escape From Greece’s Tiryntha Prison

Four inmates escaped at noontime on Wednesday from southern Greece's prison of Tiryntha. It was realized by the guards during the noon roll call that...

One Inmate Dead After Fight in Greece’s Nigrita Prison

An unfortunate and fatal incident took place in Northern Greece’s Nigrita prison, late on Friday night, when an inmate tragically died after a fight...

Man Charged with Murder of American Biologist Suzanne Eaton Remanded into Custody

The 27-year-old man who has been charged with the murder of the 60-year-old American biologist Dr. Suzanne Eaton was remanded in custody on Friday. This...

Makronissos Exile Island Declared an Archaeological Site

The island of Makronissos has been declared an archaeological site by a unanimous decision of the Central Archaeological Council. The recommendation was made by the...

Greek Justice Minister Debunks Reports That 17N Terrorists Could Get Early Release

Michael Kalogirou, Greece's Justice Minister, has claimed that reports suggesting that prominent "November 17" (17N) terrorists could get an early release are ''false''. New provisions...

Convicted Former Minister Tsochatzopoulos to Return to Prison

Former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos will have to return to jail, according to a court decision published on Monday. The former Minister of consecutive PASOK...

Greek Riot Police Break Up Prison Melee

Greek riot police stormed Athens’ Korydallos prison on Tuesday evening to put a stop to the widespread brawling among inmates which erupted earlier in...

Riots Erupt Among Inmates at Athens’ Korydallos Prison

Widespread brawling among inmates erupted on Tuesday morning in Athens' Korydallos Prison. According to the first information available, the fights, which have also been termed as...

The Greek Jail that Became a Library

The authorities on the island of Crete recently found an innovative way to reuse the former jail for the city of Chania, in order...

Two “Particularly Dangerous” Convicts Escape from Greek Prison

Greek police have launched a nationwide manhunt after two convicts described as being “particularly dangerous” escaped from Avlona Prison, north of the capital, on...

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