ND moves ahead with bill on street protests amid ideological clash with SYRIZA

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis/Tzamaros
Photo by Panayotis/Tzamaros

The government is planning to make a bill introducing a stricter legal framework for street demonstrations one of its first political acts of the new year.

New Democracy is presenting the draft legislation as a bid to ensure that minor protests do not disrupt traffic and public transport, causing difficulties for commuters and businesses. “Roads cannot be closed by 50 people,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitso...

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