Greek #MeToo claims snowball amid accusations of political cover-up

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Justice, New Democracy, SYRIZA
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Accusations of sexual assault and abuse which started with Olympic yachtswoman’s Sofia Becatarou’s public revelation of rape at the hands of a sailing federation official have emerged from all corners of public life, touching on state cultural institutions and the world of politics.

In the month since Becatorou came forward, numerous allegations have emerged centering on the worlds of sport and the arts, and prompting accusations of political cover-ups. The Greek #MeToo movement has claimed its first prominent casualties, among the...

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