Endless Jeopardy for Greece’s Former Statistics Chief Georgiou

FILE - In this Thursday, July, 22, 2010 file photo former Greece's statistics chief Andreas Georgiou, stands outside the headquarters of the Statistics agency, in Athens. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)

Unlike United States where there’s a double jeopardy law and if you’re acquitted of a crime you can shout from the rooftops you did it and can’t be charged again, in Greece prosecutors and governments can keep coming at you to find scapegoats.

The double jeopardy concept preventing repeated prosecution goes back to Ancient Greece, but in Modern Greece the injustice system is so uneven most people accused of even a serious crime won’t have their …

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