Unknown intentions, very visible risks

[InTime News]

So much controversy has been stirred by a recent event titled "Are We Staying in Europe? Wiretaps, Rights and Rule of Law," that the discussion about it actually began before it even took place. The title, a not-so-veiled reference to the 2015 Grexit referendum called by the SYRIZA government, also tacitly suggested that the present-day conservative administration has strayed from European norms to join the camp of countries like Hungary, where the rule of law is systematically flouted. Greece's "Orbanization" is, after all, a favorite battle cry of SYRIZA. It is so overused it has completely lost its oomph, but you can't take a weapon out of your scant anti-government arsenal if you have nothing to replace it with.

So, yes, the event featuring four experts in constitutional law - Nikos Alivizatos, Evangelos Venizelos, Ifigenia Kamtsidou and Xenophon Contiades - was very...

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