Keratsini

Key defendant in Golden Dawn trial admits to making call leading to Fyssas murder

One of the key witnesses in the ongoing trial against the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn on Thursday testified to making the call that set off a chain of events culminating in the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas in the Piraeus suburb of Keratsini in the early hours of September 18, 2013.

Mitsotakis meets with SYRIZA-backed mayor-elect in Keratsini

Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday met with SYRIZA-backed mayor-elect Christos Vrettakos in the Keratsini district of Piraeus.
The meeting was largely seen as a symbolic gesture of Mitsotakis' intention to work with all mayors and regional governors, regardless of party affiliation, if elected prime minister in national elections next month.

Ancient trireme open to public

The Olympias, a reconstruction of a 5th century BC Athenian trireme, anchored at the Zea Marina in Piraeus port Thursday for the fifth straight year as part of the Sea Days 2019 initiative to raise public awareness on the marine environment.
The ship, belonging to the Hellenic Navy, was welcomed Thursday by Piraeus Mayor Yiannis Moralis.

Mapping crime scenes to solve disputed cases

A video by Forensic Architecture pertaining to the events on September 18, 2013, when rapper Pavlos Fyssas was stabbed to death in the street by a self-proclaimed Golden Dawn supporter in the Keratsini district of Piraeus, constitutes one of the most damning pieces of evidence in the ongoing trial against the neo-Nazi party, whose leadership is accused of ordering that attack, as well as others

Fraudsters nabbed in Thessaloniki

Greek police on Wednesday nabbed two fraudsters - a 37-year-old man in Keratsini, near Piraeus, and a 47-year-old woman in Thessaloniki.

The man faced a prosecutor on eight counts of fraud after allegedly stealing the key to an apartment during a viewing while posing as a potential tenant.

Rally in memory of slain rapper under way in Keratsini

A rally commemorating Pavlos Fyssas, the 34-year-old rapper killed by a self-professed member of Golden Dawn five years ago, got under way in Keratsini, near Piraeus, on Tuesday evening.

Several people left flowers at his monument with protesters asking for the ongoing trial on his death to be completed with the conviction of Giorgos Roupakias, the man who stabbed him.

Anti-racism rallies held ahead of anniversary of Fyssas stabbing

Anti-racism rallies were held in Athens and several other Greek cities on Saturday evening ahead of the fifth anniversary of the killing of a leftist rapper by a member of the neofascist Golden Dawn.

The rallies concluded without reports of the clashes between leftist demonstrators and members of right-wing groups that the police had feared.

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