Dimitris Papangelopoulos

Judiciary in turmoil due to handling of Novartis probe

Straight on the heels of Justice Minister Michalis Kalogirou's order yesterday that a disciplinary probe be launched against him, former Deputy Supreme Court Prosecutor Ioannis Angelis (who was supervisor of the corruption prosecutors handling the Novartis probe) has sent an open letter to the press outlining a long string of procedural violations and allegations that there were targeted prosec

Anti-Corruption Authority chief dismisses allegations against her

The chief of the Anti-Corruption General Secretariat, Anastasia Xepapadea, has denied one more allegation of many over the last days - that she has a seat on the Board of a family business which may constitute a conflict of interest.

New Democracy has called on the government to fire her.

Justice Ministry to address concerns over 'pothen esches' declarations

Alternate Justice Minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos on Thursday said that a new ministerial decision will be issued to address the concerns expressed in a Council of State ruling issued earlier this week about the submission of asset source declarations ("pothen esches") by judges, journalists and public servants.