Surveillance hearings in Athens and Brussels highlight contrasting approaches to issue

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Cost of living, Energy, Institutions, New Democracy, Parliament, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA
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Photo by EC - Audiovisual Service

As the special parliamentary inquiry into the surveillance of politicians and journalists convened in a tense atmosphere to agree the terms of engagement in Athens, a hearing at the European Parliament gave the stand to three journalists involved in uncovering the controversial practices.

Reports into the proceedings of the parliamentary inquiry have been dominated by procedural disputes, which have culminated in a walkout by the representatives of the two major opposition parties. On Wednesday ND used its majority on the committee to im...

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