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Greek Court to Announce Sentences in Landmark Golden Dawn Trial

The sentences that will be imposed on all those found guilty in the Golden Dawn trial are due to be announced by the Athens Court of Appeals on Thursday. Upon the announcement of the sentences, many of those convicted may...

Democracy Won! Greece Rejoices at Conviction of Golden Dawn

After the largest trial against a fascist group since Nuremberg, an Athens court convicted members of the far-right neo-Nazi political party Golden Dawn of operating a criminal organization in a historic decision on Wednesday. Additionally, 14 members of the fascist...

Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn is a Criminal Organization, Greek Court Rules

A Greek court ruled on Wednesday that the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party (GD) which had two representatives elected into Parliament from 2012 to 2019 operated as a criminal organization, systematically attacking migrants and leftists. The leader of GD, Nikos Michaloliakos,...

Greece Wins Legal Battle Against Popular Japanese Yogurt Claiming to Be ”Greek”

Greece won a battle in Japan recently against a large company that produces yogurt under the name ''The Greek Yogurt.'' Greece, in order to avoid negative developments, turned to Japan's Patent Office, which ruled that the legal use of the...

EU Takes Greece to Court Over Illegal State Aid to Mining Company Larco

The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it will bring Greece to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for failing to recover state aid once given to Greek mining company Larco. Athens failed to comply with a 2017 ruling by...

Greek Court Finds 22 Guilty in Siemens Bribery Trial

Twenty-two defendants in the Siemens bribery scandal were found guilty by a Greek court on Tuesday, an incredible fourteen years after a judicial inquiry was first launched. Among those are former Siemens Hellas CEO Michalis Christoforakos, who was arrested in...

Government Reintroduces Criminalization of Blasphemy; Toughens Pedophile Sentences

Greek Minister of Justice Costas Tsiaras announced in Parliament on Monday that the government intends to bring forward some landmark changes to the country's Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Codes. Among the most prominent changes will be the resumption of the...

Council of State Nullifies Building Permit Given to High-Rise Building Near Acropolis

The Council of State, Greece's Supreme Administrative Court, announced on Friday that it is canceling the approval of a building permit for the construction of a nine-story hotel with a three-level basement and a roof near the Acropolis. The issue...

19-Year Old Child Murderer from Petroupolis, Athens Released on Bail

The 19-year old mother who killed her own child after she gave birth to it in Petroupolis, Athens in 2018, was released on bail on Monday morning. The Joint Circuit Court of Athens sentenced the young woman to five years'...