Greek opposition party SYRIZA loses almost 100 members

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Greece’s opposition party SYRIZA has seen a mass resignation of 90 of its members.

Ekathimerini said the announcement was made by a significant number of members of the Human Rights Sector of SYRIZA yesterday (Wednesday, 22 November).

The members who left included SYRIZA’s Head of the Rights sector, Mr Panos Lambrou and SYRIZA’s coordinator, Ms Vasiliki Katrivanou, as well as 88 other members. 

“The emblematic Rights Sector, which had a significant presence in the field of human rights in the last 12 years with hundreds of actions, solidarity campaigns, initiatives and announcements, effectively ceases to exist,” a public resignation statement released on Wednesday revealed.

“This party is no longer our home, we do not recognize ourselves within a formation that day-by-day shifts to further to right every day, becoming more conservative, away from the vision of the world we want to create,” it also stated.

Source: Ekathimerini.

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