Greek Supreme Court: Members of anti-mask movement subject to arrest and prosecution

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Greek Supreme Court: Members of anti-mask movement subject to arrest and prosecutionBased on the Greek penal code, this carries a penalty of up to one year's imprisonment or a fine

In a circular sent to all appeals and first-instance court prosecutors on Tuesday, Supreme Court Prosecutor Vassilis Pliotas instructed them that members of the anti-mask movement, even if they acted exclusively online, can be arrested and immediately led to a trial, since they are committing the offense of inciting others to insubordination, ANA reports.

This form of rapid prosecution is normally reserved for individuals caught in the act of committing a minor crime or arrested up to one day after committing a minor crime.

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