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Seven days before the trial…

Seven days before the trial of 19 suspected November 17 terrorists is to start in the women’s wing of Athens’s Korydallos Prison, Justice Minister Philippos Petsalnikos yesterday took journalists on a tour of the maximum-security courtroom – a refurbished version of the room where the 1975 trial of the junta leaders was held. The defendants will sit in a block enclosed on three sides by bulletproof walls (photo), with the open side facing the dock and the judges.