Anything goes

In Greece, we live with postponements and extensions. There are court cases that never reach a conclusion and irresponsible lawmakers who remain in their positions, useful for political exchanges in Parliament but useless to society. Important cases are delayed, testing the resilience of institutions which are important for the functioning of the state.

Isn't it true that one's sense of justice is undermined by dragging on a trial over the death of 20-year-old Vangelis Yakoumakis, the young student at the University of Ioannina who was found dead and abused four years ago, while his case file is filled with harrowing stories that unfolded under the nose of the university dean?

Isn't it true that Parliament is discredited when the mobility of MPs who for days bargain, resign or don't resign, who are ejected or not ejected from their parties, serves only the ...

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