Protests

Protests on August 10 in several cities in Romania

Sibiu, Iasi, Brasov, Baia Mare, Constanta, Targu Mures, Bistrita, Galati are among the cities where people took to the streets on Saturday evening to express their discontent with the Government, with the fact that last year's incidents at the protests have not been elucidated and with the measures taken in the judiciary.

Mother of slain teenager calls for peaceful protests against killer's release

The mother of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos who was shot dead in 2008 by special police guard Epaminondas Korkoneas has blasted the latter's release from prison after serving just 13 years of his life sentence and called for protests against the ruling.

Reduction of Korkoneas life sentence made on basis of new penal code

An appeals court in Lamia, central Greece, on Monday upheld the conviction of police special guard Epaminondas Korkoneas for the deadly shooting in December 2008 of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos in the downtown Athens district of Exarchia but reduced the term from life to 13 years.

Court overturns life sentence for murderer of 15 -year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos

The life sentence handed down to former policeman Epameinondas Korkoneas for the killing of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos was overturned by a Greek court today.

Korkoneas shot dead Grigoropoulos on 6 December, 2008.

The murder sparked many days of rioting in Athens and around the country.

Court reduces Korkoneas' conviction for 2008 teenager's murder from life to 13 years

An appeals court in Lamia, central Greece, on Monday upheld the conviction of police special guard Epaminondas Korkoneas for the deadly shooting in December 2008 of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos in the downtown Athens district of Exarchia but reduced the term from life to 13 years. 

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