New trial date: 20 October 2021

The court set a new date for the trial. The procedure will start over in court on Wednesday, 20 October 2021. The trial was deferred...

Day 2: Deferral sine die of the trial

Summary Date:6 November 2020Location:Athens Court of First Instance, Degleri street, courtroom #1Access:Access to the courthouse was limited due to measures against the spread of the...

Day 1: Considerations on the procedure and requests on the trial’s publicity

Summary Date:21 October 2020Location:Athens Court of First Instance, Degleri street, courtroom #2Access:Access to the courthouse was limited due to measures against the spread of the...

The Monitoring Initiative

The fatal beating of a young man in the middle of the day in downtown Athens, on camera and in front of dozens of...

Defendants and Charges

Six defendants face the charge of fatal bodily harm for the events that led to the death of Zak Kostopoulos: AccusedCapacitySpyridon Dimopoulosowner of a jewellery...

Day 2: Deferral sine die of the trial

Summary Date:6 November 2020Location:Athens Court of First Instance, Degleri street,...

Day 1: Considerations on the procedure and requests on the trial’s publicity

Summary Date:21 October 2020Location:Athens Court of First Instance, Degleri street,...

The Monitoring Initiative

The fatal beating of a young man in the...

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New trial date: 20 October 2021

The court set a new date for the trial. The procedure will start over in court on Wednesday, 20 October 2021. The trial was deferred in a previous court sitting due to restrictions related to measures against the spread of COVID-19 in hearings that involve the presence of a large...

‘Zak’s an icon’: the long fight for justice over death of Greek LGBT activist

The Guardian, 20 Dec. 2020 Zak Kostopoulos’s family say murder...

Zak Kostopoulos murder: CCTV footage uncovers new witness

PinkNews, 15 Apr 2019 CCTV footage has found a new...