ND forced to compromise over demonstration bill, feeding SYRIZA's claims

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Legislation, New Democracy, Parliament, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The government has been forced to make changes to the bill aimed at regulating street demonstrations after objections were raised by Parliament’s scientific committee, not just opposition parties.

New Democracy held up the draft legislation as another sign of its attempt to impose law and order after several years of supposed laxity by the previous SYRIZA administration, but also a bid to settle an age-old problem in Greek cities of sometimes sma...

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