New political clash over police violence, but ND seems unperturbed

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA

Not for the first time since coming to power in the summer of 2019, the New Democracy government is being forced to defend itself against accusations that it is allowing the police a wide berth to use violence against citizens.

The latest criticism of the centre-right administration was prompted by incidents in the Nea Smyrni neighbourhood of Athens on Sunday. A video emerged of police officers beating a man who was apparently discussing with them their efforts to disperse peo...

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