Greece: Political Prisoner Dimitris Koufontinas Ends Hunger Strike


Dimitris Koufontinas has ended his hunger strike, which began on May 2nd (21 days ago), after the penal section of the Supreme Court accepted an appeal filed by the court’s top prosecutor against the rejection of his prison furloughs.


Dimitris Koufontinas thanks everyone who acted in solidarity, the doctors and the staff of Volos Hospital and every progressive person who recognized the justness of his struggle.

Due to his hunger strike, Dimitris will remain hospitalized in the ICU and then in a hospital ward to begin his recovery and a gradual return to regular eating and to restore his ability to move and walk.

To close this brief note, we must say that it is a victory for the hunger strike of this political prisoner and the solidarity movement who once again stood firmly behind him.

Thursday May 23 2019