Is there an issue with police brutality in Greece?

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Mar 12, 21

An increasing activity of protesting is taking place in Greece with the main issue being protesting against police brutality.

There is a very large number of videos and testimonies of protesters showing unacceptable police behaviours. The majority of the material are on social media and do not make it to the TV news.

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Mar 31, 21

Human rights groups say the authorities have shown little interest in reining in the police

Complaints that the police were being given free rein under Mitsotakis began surfacing a few months after his election. But the pandemic gave the security forces — tasked with enforcing the strict lockdown rules — greater powers, and then came the ban on protests

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