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Dangerous orthodoxy: Greek human rights activists sentenced for challenging clerical antisemitism

Kate Laycock
February 17, 2022

A Greek court has sentenced two prominent human rights defenders to 12 months in prison, suspended for three years, because they challenged a senior leader of the Greek Orthodox church over a document which they described as a work of "antisemitic delirium". Inside Europe spoke to one of the campaigners about their conviction and the background leading up to it. 


Panayote Dimitras is the spokesperson for the human rights organisation Greek Helsinki Monitor.