Browse through our Interesting Nodes on the United States of America A)? GHT="50">
Compact version
Today's Suggestion
Read The "Macedonian Question" (by Maria Nystazopoulou-Pelekidou)
HomeAbout HR-NetNewsWeb SitesDocumentsOnline HelpUsage InformationContact us
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
  Latest News (All)
     From Greece
     From Cyprus
     From Europe
     From Balkans
     From Turkey
     From USA
  World Press
  News Archives
Web Sites
  Interesting Nodes
  Special Topics
  Treaties, Conventions
  U.S. Agencies
  Cyprus Problem
  Personal NewsPaper
  Greek Fonts

The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 08-04-11

The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English Directory - Previous Article - Next Article

From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <>


  • [01] Reactions against A.Vgenopoulos

  • [01] Continue Today

    Reactions against A.Vgenopoulos

    11 Apr 2008 16:43:00

    By Nasos Bratsos

    Sources: , 105,8, NA

    Reactions triggered by Marfin vice president action to proceed to lawsuits against SYRIZA president Alexis Tsipras and STAR channel, asking for compensation of million of euros, continue. More specifically, Mr. Vgenopoulos claims that the accused offended the pride and honor of 52.000 people working in his company. Governmental deputy spokesman Mr. Evagelos Antonaros said that he is against of lawsuits underlying: "Journalism has the freedom to ecercise criticism for every event as well as for every action taken by politicians and other people who are involved in public life. The right of expressing your view freely can not be disputed. Freedom of expression of everyone, either journalists, politicians or other citizens is an element of Democracy. The issues you mentioned and everyone saw unfolding yesterday can not be tackled with such practices. We do not agree with lawsuit submitted against a political leader just because he expressed political criticism."

    PASOK members of the Commissions of Financial and Social Affairs send a letter to the President of Parliament asking for a meeting in order to invite for discussion Finance and Transport ministers Mr. Alogoskoufis and Hatzigakis OTE president Mr. Panayiotis Vourloumis and MIG vice president Mr. Andreas Vgenopoulos. In their letter they say that it is necessary to convene due to the latest developments in OTE which are driving a strategic for Greece Organization to private interests and foreign competitors with non transparent procedures".

    Translated by Sofia Gartziou

    The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English Directory - Previous Article - Next Article
    Back to Top
    Copyright © 1995-2016 HR-Net (Hellenic Resources Network). An HRI Project.
    All Rights Reserved.

    HTML by the HR-Net Group / Hellenic Resources Institute, Inc.
    eraen2html v1.01 run on Friday, 11 April 2008 - 20:42:41 UTC