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Judges warn GD holdups over lifting of immunity could lead to suspects' release

The magistrates handling the investigation into the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party’s alleged illegal activities warned Parliament Wednesday that some of the suspects in the case could be released from custody before their trials begin.
eKathimerini: April 17, 2014

Pair get life for Pakistani worker's murder

Dionysis Liakopoulos, 26, and Christos Stergiopoulos, 30, found guilty of murdering Shehzad Luqman, 27, in a knife attack in January 2013
Enet: April 16, 2014

Italy ex-PM Berlusconi to do community service - court

Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi must do one year's community service over tax fraud, a Milan court has ruled.
BBC: April 15, 2014

Six Nigrita prison employees held in custody

Six of Nigrita prison employees who are being charged for the death of Albanian inmate Ili Kareli were held in custody pending trial after their testimonies before examining magistrate Georgia Toutountzi.
April 9, 2014

Judging the judiciary on its stance towards the ultra-right

Report looks at intrusion of ultra-right ideology into the Orthodox church, police, military and judiciary
Enet: April 7, 2014

Court awards HIV-positive women compensation for unjust imprisonment

Women were among dozens paraded as 'HIV-infected prostitutes' during 2012 election campaign
Enet: April 7, 2014

Amnesty finds culture of impunity, racism and violence in Greek police

Successive Greek governments have failed to acknowledge, let alone tackle, human rights violations by police and on-going impunity in the force, Amnesty International says
Enet: April 3, 2014

Presidential decree introducing ankle monitors for prisoners sent to Council of State

The justice ministry has sent a draft Presidential Decree introducing ankle monitors for prisoners on furlough, initially to be tested during a pilot phase, to the Council of State for processing.
March 25, 2014

Greek anti-corruption chief says lack of funds hampering work

Greece’s anti-graft supremo claims in an interview with Sunday’s Kathimerini that a lack of funding is hampering efforts to fight corruption and that if this is not addressed he will start publicly naming the people who are failing to fulfill their duties.
eKathimerini: March 23, 2014

Prison leave, especially for terrorists, to become stricter

A draft bill that was presented for public discussion on Friday and is expected to be submitted in Parliament soon foresees stricter terms for the conditional release from prison of offenders convicted of terrorism
eKathimerini: March 15, 2014