Tsipras's meeting with judiciary seen crossing the line

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: SYRIZA
Photo by Joe Gratz via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/bkUna
Photo by Joe Gratz via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/bkUna

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s decision to meet with the heads of Greece’s judiciary on Thursday has sparked a new round of accusations that the government is attempting to influence the country’s judges.

Apart from the fact the meeting took place in the midst of controversy over the postponement of a Council of State hearing on the TV licence tender being postponed, the talks drew further criticism because Tsipras began the meeting by pledging not to re...

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