Opposition intensifies calls for political scalp over failure to avert deadly hooligan clash

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Corruption, New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL, Police, SYRIZA

Political pressure is intensifying on the government in Athens to take responsibility for the police’s failure to act on warnings of a planned attack by Croatian hooligans, which resulted in the death of a Greek man in a brawl outside an Athens football stadium.

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is facing escalating calls for political accountability, after it emerged that police ignored specific intelligence from neighbouring forces and its own internal warning system, allowing an organised group of over 100 ...

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