Karaiz, who works for a private TV channel, was shot several times outside his home on Friday.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has demanded a “quick solution” to the investigation into the murder of a criminal journalist that has already been condemned by top EU officials, political parties and the media union.
Giergos Carriage, who worked as a private TV station star and also ran a blog.gr news blog Shot several times Eyewitnesses said he got out of his car outside his home in the southern Athens district of Alims on Friday after returning from work.
Police said the 52-year-old Karaij was shot by two men on a motorcycle who fired multiple rounds. At least 12 bullet casings were recovered from the scene, a police official said.
Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Saturday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Saturday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck.
The European Commission and the Council of Europe Commissioner condemned the killing for human rights.
On Friday, European Commission President Ursula von der Lane tweeted, “Killing a journalist is an intense and cowardly act.”
In his 32-year career, Carriage worked for some of Greece’s leading newspapers and TV channels.
“[He] The ESIEA union of journalists for the Athens daily newspaper said in a statement that the field had an experienced crime journalist… and was highly respected by colleagues.
The Federation of Greek Police Officers said Caravis was keen to improve working conditions in law enforcement and stood in the way of their union, “sharply criticizing someone.”
The attack targeted the media
Although Greek media offices are often targeted for arson and vandalism, journalist killings are rare.
Some journalists requested police protection after receiving threats, but according to local reports, Carriage was neutral because he did not want protection.
The shooting came at a time when Greek authorities criticized the controversial TV presenter for allocating too many police guards.
In July last year, tabloid editor Stefanos Chios survived a gunshot wound to the neck and chest of a man outside his home.
The incident is still under investigation.
In 2010, radio manager, blogger and investigative journalist Socrates Giolias was shot dead outside his home. The case was not resolved.