Dimitris Koufodinas, serving multiple life sentences for his part in the murders carried out by the 17 November terror group, returned to his cell in the high-security facilities of Domokos penitentiary on Friday, 27 days after he ended his hunger strike.


The Council of State has rejected a request for a temporary injunction halting the transfer of hunger-striking terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas to Domokos Prison in central Greece.

Protesters are gathered in front of Parliament on Syntagma Square during a rally in support of hunger-striking terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas, in Athens, on Thursday. [Yiannis Liakos/InTime News]

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.


The leadership of the Hellenic Police (ELAS) has a plan to prevent and deal with riots of the kind that erupted in December 2008 in case the situation with jailed terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas, who is on a hunger strike, goes south.

The empty bullet cases found at the scene of killing of Kostis Peratikos in 1997 [ANA-MPA]

The brother of a victim of the now-defunct November 17 terror group said its hunger-striking hitman should apologize for the 11 murders he committed if he wants relatives to call for a favorable treatment by the state.

CIA station chief Richard Welch was gunned down in front of his wife and his driver after exiting this car to open the gate to his Athens home when returning from a party at the US ambassador’s residence.

In December 1975, the death of a “non-random” American employee of the US Embassy in Athens triggered the subsequent development of Greek terrorism.

Police guard a barricade outside the Kaisariani police precinct in eastern Athens after Sunday’s attack by a group of around 20 hooded assailants with firebombs and rocks. [InTime News]

Citizens’ Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis visited Hellenic Police (ELAS) headquarters in central Athens on Tuesday to meet with its leadership and discuss its response to a recent spate of attacks against police targets.

Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in solidarity with jailed member of the disbanded leftist November 17 militant group Dimitris Koufodinas, who is serving multiple life terms and is currently on a hunger strike, in Athens, on Monday. [Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters]

Amid acrimonious exchanges with leftist opposition SYRIZA over the hunger strike by Dimitris Koufodinas, government spokesperson Aristotelia Peloni said on Monday it was obvious that the jailed terrorist “who has been convicted for 11 murders “is asking for privileged treatment outside the framework of the law.”