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New provisions of the “anti”-terror law
greece / turkey / cyprus | repression / prisoners | news report Tuesday November 30, 2010 17:28 by contrainfo.espiv.net contrainfo at espiv dot net
Totalitarianism shows its face again
All these changes, came in secrecy, with the media showing their role once more. Very few journalists talked for this and what they did was just to accuse the government for wrong handling of the case. It is not a law for the general benefit. It is an effort to protect the repressive arsenal of the state towards the “internal enemy”. The totalitarian democracy prepares itself against the social explosions.
In 26 August 2010, in a single session, the Greek government passed the second largest amendment of the terror law or the so-called “anti”-terror law of 2001 (the first amendment was made by the former right-wing government in 2004), expanding its scope, so that any form of resistance against the regime may be considered terrorism. This specific law (3875/2010) is to classify as a terrorist felony act any demonstration, squat and damage to property – “crimes” for which protesters of massive demos are often persecuted. But from now on, they will be brought to “justice” as terrorists.
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