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Trial Over Killing of LGBTQ Activist Zak Kostopoulos Begins in Athens

The trial over the killing of prominent LGBTQ Zak Kostopoulos, who was beaten to death in Athens on September 21, 2018 begins in Athens on Wednesday. Six people will appear in court in a trial seen as important for gay...

Phryne: The Ancient Greek Courtesan Who Disrobed For Her Freedom

Phryne the Thespian was a notable ancient Greek hetaira, or courtesan, of Athens, who is remembered throughout the millennia for her dramatic trial which she won by baring her naked body. Her real name name was Mnesarete, but people referred...

Greece Sends Folli Follie Scandal Masterminds to Trial

A judicial panel in Greece has decided to send 13 defendants in the Folli Follie case to trial before a three-member Athens criminal appeals court. The accused include Dimitris Koutsolioutsos, the founder of the jewelry-making company, his wife Katerina, and...

Valerie Bacot: French Woman Could Face Life in Prison for Killing Abusive Husband

  The trial of Valerie Bacot, a French woman who claims to have murdered her husband in self defense, has begun in Chalon sur Saône, in the Burgundy region of central France. The 40 year old Bacot faces life in prison...

Four Afghans on Trial for Burning Down Migrant Camp on Greece’s Lesvos

Four young Afghan migrants went on trial in Greece accused of starting the fires that burnt down the migrant camp of Moria in Lesvos.

Greek Court Sends Golden Dawn Leaders to Prison

A Greek court upheld its ruling to sentence the leaders of the criminal organization Golden Dawn to 13 years in prison, overruling an earlier recommendation by the public prosecutor that the sentences should be suspended pending appeal. Following the ruling,...

Criminal Organization Golden Dawn is Behind Bars For Good

Judges at the Athens Appeals Court announced near maximum sentences under Greek law for the convicted leaders and members of the criminal organization Golden Dawn. Leader Nikos Michaloliakos and five other leading members, including Christos Pappas, Ilias Kasidiaris, Ioannis Lagos,...

Greek Court Rules Out Leniency for Golden Dawn Leaders

The Athens Appeals Court which ruled last Wednesday that the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party is a criminal organization, also ruled on Monday that its leadership is not eligible for leniency. The seven leaders of Golden Dawn – Nikos Michaloliakos, Christos...

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...

Greece Braces for Historic Verdict on Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn

The verdict in the trial of the Neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn is due to be announced by an Athens Criminal Appeals Court on Wednesday, October 7 at 11:00. With its ruling, the court is called on to decide whether the...