Crime

Lemon | Poros | July 20 & 21

After performing the play "Lemon" in a lemon orchard in the seaside town of Galatas, the Experimento theater group embarks on its next theatrical endeavor. The group will transform a ferry boat off the coast of the island of Poros into a stage where two actors, Melachrinos Velentzas and Giorgos Drivas, will repeat the performance.

Editorial: Viewing the new criminal code responsibly

Once again an institutional reform that was intended to remedy chronic dysfunctions and weaknesses of the justice system, the revamping of the criminal code, has become an arena of political clashes and criticism.

Even worse, a large segment of public opinion gets the impression that it serves certain vested interests and ulterior motives.

Prosecutor calls for 22 of 54 defendants in Siemens case to be cleared

The prosecutor in the trial of suspects implicated in the Siemens cash-for-contracts scandal has called for 22 out of 54 defendants to be cleared of bribery charges and to only face charges of money laundering, citing the provisions of the country's new penal code.

The prosecutor, Eleni Skeparnia, noted that the new code changes the charge of active bribery to a misdemeanor.

Prosecutor calls for 22 of 54 defendants in Siemens trial not to face bribery charges

The prosecutor in the trial of suspects implicated in the Siemens cash-for-contracts scandal has called for 22 out of 54 defendants to be cleared of bribery charges and to only face charges of money laundering, citing the provisions of the country's new penal code.

The prosecutor, Eleni Skeparnia, noted that the new code changes the charge of active bribery to a misdemeanor.

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