Convicted N17 terrorist requests parole due to severe health reasons

18 October 2018
578 Views

One of Greece’s most notorious urban terrorists, Savvas Xiros, has filed a request for parole, citing serious health reasons.

Xiros is serving five life sentences for is participation in the once-elusive “17 November” ultra-leftist terror group.

The 55-year-old erstwhile church mural painter was severely injured in June 2002 while planting a bomb in the ferry boat section of the port of Piraeus. Xiros lost part of his right hand, much of his vision, hearing and also sustained blast injuries to his chest.

His petition is based on a revised penal code article, dating from 2015, part of the controversial “Paraskevopoulos law” passed by the leftist-rightist coalition government in a bid to reduce prison overcrowding by freeing thousands of inmates, including felons.

You may be interested

New Covid-19 curfew maps – Who can move, why and when (alert maps)
GREECE
shares41 views
GREECE
shares41 views

New Covid-19 curfew maps – Who can move, why and when (alert maps)

makis - Oct 23, 2020

Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias presented the plan for workers and those eligible to freely move by exception…

Mitsotakis: Masks everywhere & curfew at night in the “orange” & “red” areas of the country
GREECE
shares49 views
GREECE
shares49 views

Mitsotakis: Masks everywhere & curfew at night in the “orange” & “red” areas of the country

makis - Oct 22, 2020

The obligatory use of a mask everywhere was announced by the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis as the first measure to…

Coronavirus Greece: Explosive rise with 865 new cases, 331 in Attica & 181 in Thessaloniki
GREECE
shares62 views
GREECE
shares62 views

Coronavirus Greece: Explosive rise with 865 new cases, 331 in Attica & 181 in Thessaloniki

makis - Oct 21, 2020

The Greek authorities announced today 865 new cases of coronavirus in the country, of which 82 are associated with known…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.