Kostas Vaxevanis

Kostas Vaxevanis

Blog: http://www.hotdoc.gr
Location: Athens, Greece
37° 59' 2.0256" N, 23° 43' 39.7992" E
Status: Threatened
Arrested between 28 Oct 2012 and 01 Nov 2012
Campaign Site: http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/Drop_all_charges_against_Greek_journalist_Kostas_Vaxevanis/

Kostas Vaxevanis was arrested on October 28th, 2012, a few hours after his magazine, HOT DOC, published a leaked list of over 2,000 names of alleged Greek tax-evaders, with bank accounts in Switzerland--the alleged “Lagarde list” that Greek governments had concealed for years. He was released and he will face a court trial with charges of personal data and professional privacy infringement.

Update: On November 1, a court in Athens acquitted M. Vaxevanis from charges of breaking data privacy laws.

Learn more about this case: http://bit.ly/Q6r0w1

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