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Greece: children behind bars and the need for alternatives to incarceration

Baby suit reads ''Prisoner since birth? NO WAY!'' poster of the Campaign ''NO BABIES BEHIND BARS'' by the Initiative of Prisoners' Rights in Greece Rosa...

Aspiotis’ lawyer comments on the torture his client endured in prison

Vassilis Papastergiou, legal representative of anarchist prisoner Panayotis Aspiotis published a statement regarding the prisoner's condition after being tortured by members of the counter-terrorism...

Prisoners’ Initiative: ”We demand a public explanation from the Minister of...

Today, Saturday Feb 6th, at 6:30 in the morning, counter-terrorism units intruded the D section of Korydallos prison, in order to remove our fellow...

Hunger strikes, prison imagery and the transformation of the penal system...

Prisoners covered the broken window with a bin-bag to prevent the flow of cold air By BlackCat Greece's Minister of Justice, Nicos Paraskevopoulos has been using...

District Attorney suggests not to grant the educational furloughs for Nikos...

reposted here by Efsyn.gr The district attorney has suggested that the application for educational leaves of absence made by Nikos Romanos, in order for the...

More prisoners join the hunger strike to defend the right to...

Support banner for prisoner Nikos Romanos, hunger striker since the 10th of November The following announcement was made by two prisoners who have begun their...

Anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos: on a hunger strike to defend the...

Photo from last night: Nikos Romanos looking through one of the windows of the medical facility he is currently hospitalized (credits: Dromographos) By Ada Psarra The...

Greece: the humanitarian crisis in prison

                          Athens, 20th of November 2014 Currently, the total number of prisoners across the country is 12.018, while the capacity is only for 9.286 prisoners,...

Petition for granting student’s leaves to prisoners on hunger strike

Since November 11, 2014, Nikos Romanos began a hunger strike demanding student's leaves from prison, in order to be able to follow university classes...

Imprisoned patients in Korydallos are subjected to torturous conditions

Prisoner suffering from Kaposi's sarcoma, was given an IV treatement instead of chemo.   Korydallos, which is the largest prison in Greece by far, is an...