Monday Jul 28, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
31o C
23o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Golden Dawn MP's deposition postponed after party leader requests magistrates' dismissal

Tuesday's deposition of Golden Dawn MP Eleni Zaroulia in connection with the ongoing investigation into whether the ultranationalist party constitutes a criminal organization was postponed after the party leader and her husband, Nikos Michaloliakos, filed a request for the dismissal of the two magistrates leading the probe.

Magistrates Ioanna Klapa and Maria Dimitropoulou had to cancel all scheduled depositions of party members after Michaloliakos's request was filed by the party. The request is based on allegations that Stathis Boukouras, a Golden Dawn MP who left the party in May after claiming that he was unaware of its "criminal activities," was being coerced by the investigators to testify against the party.

Earlier on Tuesday, the magistrates granted MP Giorgos Germenis (photo) a release on weapons possession charges. The deputy returned to Korydallos Prison, however, where he is being held pending trial along with other members of Golden Dawn, on charges of belonging to a criminal organization.

Zaroulia was initially scheduled to be deposed last week but was granted an extension until Tuesday. The depositions will recommence once a decision has been reached by a judicial council on the dismissal motion.

ekathimerini.com , Tuesday June 17, 2014 (13:11)  
Ministry appeals to keep limit on prescriptions
Universities aghast at new schools opening
Anastasiades sees lack of progress on Cyprus talks
Supreme Court deputy prosecutor says ex-finance chief should be tried over ‘Lagarde list’
Great margin for growth in exports
Competitiveness in small and medium-sized enterprises needs to become stronger, the National Bank of Greece argued in its biannual report on SMEs on Monday, though it also confirmed the stea...
Parliament’s Budget Office says third bailout may be needed
Parliament’s State Budget Office has ruffled some feathers again after claiming that is appears likely Greece will require a third bailout package to avoid a default. In its quarterly report...
Inside Business
VOLLEYBALL
Volleyball national team second in European League
Much as the national volleyball team tried to repeat in the finals of the European League the feat it had achieved in the semifinals, it failed to overturn the advantage Montenegro had got f...
SOCCER
Ranieri says he has little to change in Greek national team
The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) presented Claudio Ranieri as the new Greece coach for the next couple of years, after the Italian manager signed his contract in Athens on Friday. “I l...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
Weighing all the factors
Certain people in the know continue to believe that snap elections will take place in the fall. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is obviously aware of this trend, which is why he told Parliame...
EDITORIAL
Clear rules, for everyone
If we want to deal with the economic crisis, we need clear rules. A large number of individuals and businesses have amassed huge debts they cannot service. And some worrying symptoms have al...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. Ministry appeals to keep limit on prescriptions
2. Great margin for growth in exports
3. Universities aghast at new schools opening
4. Anastasiades sees lack of progress on Cyprus talks
5. Supreme Court deputy prosecutor says ex-finance chief should be tried over ‘Lagarde list’
6. UN envoy says he has new ideas, not proposals as he arrives in FYROM
more news
Today
This Week
1. Defense Minister Avramopoulos to represent Greece at European Commission
2. Tree collapses in village square, killing nine-year-old boy
3. Euro inflation seen testing ECB patience as stimulus takes time
4. Maziotis moved to Diavata Prison in Thessaloniki
5. Multi-bill containing prior actions ready for Parliament
6. Minister mulls fixing food and drink prices at non-private beaches
Today
This Week
1. Climber dies in Mount Olympus fall
2. Greek sovereign debt at 174.1 percent of GDP in first quarter
3. Unequal after death
4. Hedge fund Dromeus turns Greek tragedy to triumph with 160 pct gain
5. Quadriplegic woman on life support 'dies due to unpaid power bills'
6. Front-line threats
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.