Tsitiridis sends legal warn to XanthiNews website
Mayor Tsitiridis sent a warning to the owner of XanthiNews, a website in Xanthi on Monday, April 12.
The looting of the historical Turkish cemetery in Horozlu (Petinos) village with the approval of Mayor Giorgos Tsitiridis caused great reactions. The attitude of the mayor, Giorgos Tsitiridis, against the protests was one of the most talked about issues.
Tsitiridis, who continued to argue that what he did was not wrong, this time targeted the local press, which brought the incident to the public's attention.
On Monday, April 12, Mayor Tsitiridis sent a warning to Stavros Karipidis, the owner of the XanthiNews website in Xanthi.
Tsitiridis demands that all publications on the subject at that time be removed within 24 hours, with a warning sent to the news site.
The website stated that the stance of Mayor Tsitiridis on the Horozlu Cemetery was wrong and referred to the publications made at that time.
The site referred to the summary of the steps taken by Tsitiridis on the Horozlu cemetery, the statements of ministries, general secretariats, deputies, muftis and many political parties.
In the news of the website, which reminded that the issue was discussed twice at the Bulustra (Avdira) Municipal Council and the meetings were broadcast live. It was reminded that the Minority Deputies Hüseyin Zeybek and Burhan Baran took the issue to the prosecutor's office.
After all that had happened and said, the statement and answers of Mr. Tsitiridis on the subject were a matter of curiosity.
Tsitiridis' views were conveyed at the parliamentary meeting, which was broadcast live on the Internet.
The owner of the site Stavros Karipidis expressed his opinion on the warning as follows: “Avdira Municipality should send us as many warnings as it wants. It will never silence us.
The issue of the Horozlu cemetery continues to attract the attention of both Xanthi, Komotini, national and international media and public opinion, as it is a subject that can even affect our country's foreign policy. We will continue to be present both in the courtrooms and in the villages of the Bulustra municipality.