University asylum for who?

There were times up until very recently that if someone spoke of the need to "abolish the university asylum law" or even hinted at it, he or she was immediately linked to the dark periods of Greece's political life. This proposal was seen to be almost equivalent to abolishing democracy. 

In recent days, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has not stopped reiterating that one of the first measures he will take if he forms a government is the "immediate abolition of the asylum law so that state universities can revert to being cells of knowledge and learning from areas of lawlessness." 

He included this in one of the 16 basic pillars of New Democracy's program that he presented yesterday. Indeed, he included the abolition of asylum under the pillar referring to security and not under that concerning education. 

And despite these repeated reminders that ND...

Continue reading on: