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Four Boys Removed from Greek Orphange in Sex Abuse Probe

December 24, 2021

ATHENS – An investigation will be made into an orphange in the Greek capital after four boys 7-11 were taken out amid complaints they had been sexually abused by staff members.

No names were given nor was the name of the institution Deputy Minister for Social Affairs Domna Michailidou, speaking to ANT1 TV, confirmed the cases and said that theboys were being evaluated by health officials.

She said she forwarded the case to the Athens Prosecutor’s Office and frozen state funding to the institution after receiving a written complain from three people with ties to the unnamed orphanage.

That, she said, alleged the boys were being forced by female staff members to perform sexual and violent acts on each other. A team of experts was sent there to examine children and the fourboyus were put into the care of a hospital for now.

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