The head of the Athens Prosecutor’s Office has ordered an investigation into allegations of physical and verbal abuse, as well sexual harassment made by 22 former athletes of rhythmic gymnastics against an unspecified number of coaches.


10.03.2021 / 12:49

Ruling New Democracy submitted a proposal to Parliament on Tuesday for the establishment of a pre-investigation committee to probe the possible criminal accountability of former SYRIZA minister Nikos Pappas with regard to a TV license competition.

06.03.2021 / 09:32

The leadership of the Supreme Court issued a statement on Friday that was seen as an indirect but clear condemnation of the position expressed last week by the Union of Judges and Prosecutors, which had called on the state to change its stance with regard to jailed terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas, who is on hunger strike, and to essentially back down.

05.03.2021 / 08:16

A misdemeanor court on Thursday rejected a request by the lawyers of hunger-striking convicted terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas for a commuted sentence on health grounds. His lawyers had appealed for the suspension due to the critical condition of his health.

01.03.2021 / 14:20

Less than a month after Olympic gold medalist Sofia Bekatorou accused a Hellenic Sailing Federation official of raping her in 1998, the Prosecutor’s Office has seen scores of cases of sexual abuse that have already led to the jailing of actor Dimitris Lignadis and another man, from the island of Samos, with both facing rape charges.

25.02.2021 / 11:51

The Union of Judges and Prosecutors has called for more leniency over a transfer request by jailed terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas – who enters the 50th day of a hunger strike today – noting that his life is in danger.

24.02.2021 / 08:47

The judicial investigations into allegations of sexual abuse in the theater world will be expanded Wednesday with the submission to the Athens prosecutor of a file containing reports of misconduct collected by the Greek Actors Association.