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Constitution of the Hellenic Republic


Article 5 (2) All persons living within the Greek territory shall enjoy full protection of their life, honour and liberty irrespective of nationality, race or language and of religious or political beliefs. Exceptions shall be permitted only in cases provided by international law. Aliens persecuted for acts carried out in defence of their freedom shall not be extradited.(...); Article 7( 3). [...] The death penalty shall not be imposed, except in the cases provided by law for felonies perpetrated in time of war and related thereto [...]