Mitsotakis defends #MeToo response amid acrimonious debate

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Justice, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Parliament, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

As the government becomes more deeply mired in accusations of covering up sex abuse in public institutions, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis invited political leaders to debate the “quality of public dialogue” in a special session of Parliament on Thursday.

At the centre of the accusations is the administration’s relationship with the recently resigned national theatre director Dimitris Lignadis, who faces several charges of rape against minors.

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