December 29, 1990 |
Greece's conservative government said Friday that it is freeing the army officers who were sentenced to death by firing squad for seizing power in 1967 and running a brutal military dictatorship for the next seven years. The announcement outraged socialists, Communists and other leftists, thousands of whom were jailed or exiled during the dictatorship. Many politicians and other citizens were tortured.
December 28, 1990 |
Greece's conservative government said today it will release three army officers who were sentenced to death before a firing squad for seizing power in 1967 and running a brutal military dictatorship for the next seven years. Greek leftists and many others who suffered under the junta expressed shock and anger at the news.
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February 28, 1986 |
Lady Amalia Fleming, a member of Parliament who had been jailed and tortured for her opposition to the 1967-74 Greek military regime, died in Athens on Wednesday. The widow of the British scientist who discovered penicillin was 73. Friends said Lady Fleming, a member of the governing Panhellenic Socialist Movement, died of a heart attack brought on by kidney failure.
March 23, 1987 |
Former Gen. Odysseas Angelis, a leader of the military junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1973, committed suicide Sunday by hanging himself in his jail cell, prison officials said. Angelis, 75, was found by Korydallos Prison guards. He had hanged himself with a length of electric cable in his cell, the officials said. Angelis, a former chief of the armed forces, was vice president of the republic proclaimed by the military regime.
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December 19, 1986 |
With an eye on France, Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou--once a professor at student-torn UC Berkeley--has intervened personally to end an unexpected political threat to his Socialist administration--student power. In a rare move, Papandreou publicly reversed his education minister following demonstrations outside the premier's suburban home and agitation among student groups. It came in time to prevent student riots last week.
January 2, 2004 |
Bringing together 14 head coaches on one football staff can produce a chaotic scene. They'll argue over strategies, disagree about personnel decisions and even debate who has the biggest ego. It's an accomplishment of major proportions when so many coaches can unite for the fun and experience of directing an all-star team. That's what the 14 coaches in charge of the California All-Stars have done in preparation for the CaliFlorida Bowl at 6 tonight at Moorpark College.