Safety

Any witness to campus violence will be able to call police, says minister

Any student or citizen witnessing an incident of violence inside a university campus will be able to call the police, Education Minister Niki Kerameus said on Tuesday, referring to the planned abolition of the so-called university asylum law.
The government said it will table a bill next week on the law which prevents police from entering university grounds.

Abolition of asylum law to secure safety on campuses, minister tells Kathimerini

Apart from abolishing a contentious university asylum law to quash lawlessness on Greek campuses, the center-right government plans to overhaul the education sector and "repair the damage" wreaked by the previous leftist administration, Education Minister Niki Kerameus has told Kathimerini in her first interview. 

Foreign national arrested on Crete over firearm threat

Police on the island of Crete said on Saturday they had arrested a 36-year-old foreign national for threatening a 35-year-old female staff member at a hotel in the resort of Hersonissos with a firearm.

Local law enforcement authorities said they were investigating the circumstance surrounding the incident.

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