Judicial system becomes key battleground for political parties

PoliticsGreek Politics
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The growing tension between the government and the country’s judiciary has moved up a level this week, with justice officials taking the uncharacteristic step of issuing a warning to the executive.

A day after the Union of Judges and Prosecutors accused the government of trying to undermine the justice system’s independence and likening the situation to Poland and Turkey, Council of State President Nikos Sakellariou conducted a televised address t...

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