Hunger striker Thodoris Iliopoulos released from Greek prisons

The last person remaining in prison pending trial for the December uprising in Greece, Theodoris Iliopoulos, was released after 49 days of hunger strike

Theodoris Iliopoulos the last remaining person in jail pending trial for the December uprising that rocked Greece last year after the police assassination of Alexandros Grigoropoulos was released on Thursday 27 August, after 49 days of hunger strike that nearly cost his life. The release came in the midst of a climax of struggle for his liberation, that has seen many mid-summer protest marches and demos across the country.