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Greece Restricts Jail and Prison Visitations to Limit Spread of Coronavirus

  General Secretariat for Counter-Criminal Policy, part of Greece's Civil Protection Ministry, announced on Friday that visits to detention centers and jails in the country are now restricted and even prisoner transports to hospitals are prohibited, except for serious cases. The...

New Facility in Aspropyrgos to Replace Notorious Korydallos Prison of Athens

The Greek Ministries of Defense and Citizen's Protection on Monday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation under which the procedures for the replacement of the infamous Korydallos prison complex will soon begin. One of the main pledges of the conservative government...

Riots Erupt Among Inmates at Athens' Korydallos Prison

Widespread brawling among inmates erupted on Tuesday morning in Athens' Korydallos Prison. According to the first information available, the fights, which have also been termed as riots, began in two wings of the prison, the B and E sections. Media reports suggest...

One Dead, Several Injured in Clashes Between Inmates in Greek Prison

At least one person died and seven were injured in clashes between prisoners at Korydallos prison in Athens, on Thursday evening. According to preliminary reports, the clashes broke out in the psychiatric ward of the prison. Reports said the victim, whose...

Manhunt Underway For Two Korydallos Prison Escapees

Two prisoners from Athens' Korydallos high-security prison of broke out in the early hours of Wednesday, forcing the Greek capital's police authorities to launch an extensive manhunt to locate and arrest the inmates, who are Albanian nationals. The two Albanians were...

Inmates Hold Protest in Greek Prison

Greek authorities are locked into talks on Saturday with inmates at Korydallos maximum security prison to convince them to stop their protest and return to their cells. Inmates refused to return to their cells and remained in the common areas...

29-Year Woman Injured by Stray Bullet in Athens

A 29-year-old woman was rushed to hospital hit by a stray bullet as she was sitting in a café in Korydallos district, west of Athens, late on Tuesday. According to reports, there was an exchange of fire following a dispute...

Wall of Old Korydallos Women's Prison Knocked Down to Create Park

The perimeter wall outside the Korydallos women's prison was demolished in the presence of Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis, local government officials and Piraeus-area MPs on Tuesday, in a first step toward converting the site into a public park. "Today is...

Request for Recommencement of Golden Dawn Trial After PanHellenic Exams

The Municipality of Korydallos, the 2nd Federation of Secondary State School Teachers of Piraeus (ELME) and the Parents Union, are requesting for the recommencement of the Golden Dawn trial after the end of the PanHellenic Exams, so that the...

New Courtroom to be Built for Golden Dawn Trial

Minister of Justice Nikos Paraskevopoulos announced on Monday that the Golden Dawn trial will move to a new venue that will be especially built and will be ready in September. In a meeting between Paraskevopoulos, state prosecutors, defense attorneys and...