Draft law against spreading of terrorist content online posted for public consultation

The Greek Ministry of Justice released a draft bill on Thursday for public comment, with a deadline of November 8, to stop the spread of terrorist content online.

The Justice Ministry measure will enshrine the European Parliament and Council's Regulation (EU) 2021/784, which was adopted on April 29, 2021, in Greek law.

65 neutralized in June ops: Interior Minister

Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya has announced that a total of 65 terrorists were "neutralized" during operations conducted in June.

The minister expressed in a recent social media post his gratitude to the gendarmerie and security forces "who tirelessly combat terrorism to protect the nation and its flag," affirming that the fight against terror would persist until its eradication.

Anti-Money Laundering Authority orders freezing of NGO head’s assets

The head of Greece's Anti-Money Laundering Authority ordered on Wednesday the freezing of all assets of human rights activist Panayote Dimitras, following an investigation into his activities.

According to the authority's investigation, the funding he received, mainly from the EU, to support human rights causes was used for other purposes than those claimed.

Police detain 23 PKK, 12 ISIL suspects

A total of 23 people were detained during operations against the PKK/KCK in the southern provinces of Mersin and Antalya on May 22, while Istanbul police nabbed 12 ISIL suspects.

The operations against the PKK were launched after a group calling themselves "children of fire" shared posts "to create chaos and fear" on social media, the gendarmerie said.