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Last Meal Rooted in Ancient Greece

In society, mentions of the "Last Meal" or "Last Supper" refer to two quite specific events. The first is secular and refers to the last meal of the unlucky prisoners who find themselves on death row. The second is...

August 25, 1972: The Last Execution in Greece Before Abolition of Death Penalty

On this day in 1972, 27-year-old Cretan electrician Vassilis Lymberis was executed by a firing squad for murdering his mother-in-law, his wife, and his two children. Lymberis and his accomplices burned down his family home, while 4 members of...

Golden Dawn Seeks Death For Violent Migrants

Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party that has 18 seats in Parliament and has an openly anti-immigrant agenda is calling for restoration of the death penalty - for immigrants found guilty of violent crimes, although it didn't distinguish if that...

Nikolaos Bouikidis Faces Death Penalty For Meth Smuggling in Indonesia

Greek citizen Nikolaos Bouikidis, 36, will stand trial on February 7 on charges of drug smuggling, after he tried to smuggle 4.2kg of crystal methamphetamine in the resort island of Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia last October. Prosecutor Ketut Sujaya asked the...

Greek Team Develops Videogame for Amnesty International

Nineteen Greek game developers and members of the Hellenic Game Developers Association (HGDA) have come together to collaborate on creating a videogame for Amnesty International. The videogame aims at raising awareness about the abolition of the death penalty around...