Denied Furlough, Terrorist Killer Koufodinas Still Defiant

February 28, 2019

ATHENS – November 17 terrorist assassin Dimitris Koufodinas said he expected a seventh vacation from jail would be blocked, calling it a “foregone conclusion,” but then repeated his call for resistance against the state.

Showing the lack of repentance that led a prosecutor to overrule a prison council decision he should have another furlough on Feb. 28, a month after the last one, Koufodinas said the prosecutor who vetoed the leave did not ask him any questions had only repeated old statements the terror leader had made.

“As long as there’s state terrorism, there will be people who will pick up the red thread of struggles which permeates a centuries-old history of resistance,”he said in a statement, essentially calling for more terrorism.

His group killed 23 people, including five Americans attached to the US Embassy over the years. After speaking out and tweeting some denunciations, the US has largely scaled back the level of its protests to his furloughs that have sympathy from the Radical Left SYRIZA of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, an admirer of Venezuelan strongman Nicolas Maduro and Communist idols.

Koufdoninas’ Ioanna Kourtovik, questioned the decision and criticized media coverage without indicating why she was upset.slammed media coverage in recent days.

Greek judges who refused the furlough said the 61-year-old Koufodinas still poses a danger to society and could commit new crimes were he granted a furlough with no explanation why if that was the case he had six previous furloughs.

On the last during the Christmas holidays in 2018, he was seen with a leader of the notorious anarchist group Rouvikonas stolling past spots where November 17 had killed people. SYRIZA is riddled with terrorist and anarchist sympathizers although Tsipras is now working with the United States and mulling a greater American military presence.

(Material from the Associated Press was used in this report)


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