ATHENS, Greece— A Greek journalists' union and the government have condemned the arrest of a journalist over an opinion column about a member of parliament. Right-wing Independent Greeks lawmaker Rachel Makri made a libel complaint against journalist Despina Kontaraki over her comments in the Sunday edition of Eleftheros Typos newspaper.» Read More
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