Lucas Papademos

Greek bombing suspect on hunger strike wins prison transfer

The Greek government has accepted a demand for a prison transfer by a jailed anarchist suspected of seriously injuring a former prime minister, following days of violence and vandalism by the accused bomber's supporters.

The justice ministry said Friday that it will move the 29-year-old man back to an Athens prison, from a jail in a town in central Greece. It said the decision was part of a plan to turn the Athens maximum security prison — where several dozen convicted anarchist terrorists are held — into a pre-trial holding area.

The suspect, who is accused of sending a parcel bomb that seriously injured the former prime minister, Lucas Papademos last year, has been...