Opposition irate over watchdog briefing as govt hints at "rogue network" behind surveillance

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Institutions, New Democracy, Parliament, SYRIZA
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Opposition MPs stormed out of a meeting of the parliamentary committee handling the surveillance affair over what they claim is a concerted attempt by the government to cover up a politically motivated spying operation on domestic targets including journalists, politicians and other public figures.

The walk-out was prompted by a request by the head of the privacy communications watchdog (ADAE) to brief MPs on its findings, the latest in a series of initiatives by the independent authority which appear to have irritated the PMs office. Christos Ram...

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