An internal police inquiry has been launched into the actions of a riot officer accused of hitting a woman protesting her dismissal from the Greek Finance Ministry's cleaning staff on Thursday.
The unnamed officer was allegedly wearing a lined glove that is not standard police issue when he pushed one of the protesting cleaning women to the ground.
The Supreme Court has put on hold the ruling by a lower court ordering the Greek Finance Ministry to rehire about 400 sacked cleaners.
The ministry had sought a temporary suspension of last months First Instance Court decision, which ruled that the government was wrong to dismiss the workers as part of public sector reforms.
The Supreme Court is expected to decide by Thursday whether the Finance Ministry will be able to temporarily ignore a ruling from a lower court ordering it to rehire some 400 sacked cleaners.
The ministry is seeking a temporary suspension of last months First Instance Court decision, which ruled that the government was wrong to dismiss the workers as part of public sector reforms.
I will explain the two verdicts on the telephone eavesdropping on the General Assembly of Criminal Matters of the Supreme Court of Appeals. These decisions are extremely important in terms of fighting corruption.
BELGRADE - Tatjana Babic, director of the Anti-Corruption Agency, stated on Thursday that in 2013 the Agency was nearly 10 times more active in the sphere of control of property and incomes of public officials compared to the previous period, and announced that an initiative for the adoption of a new law on the Agency will be submitted by the end of June.