Moreover, the procedures have been initiated and driven by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund1 (H.R.A.D.F.). This institution has been scathingly criticized for both its core principles, norms and values, as well as for its methods and practices on various occasions. It has been characterized by esteemed academics as unconstitutional and faces a number of lawsuits with accusations that include abuse of power and corruption.
1 Unlike what the name suggests, the funds only purpose is to arrange privatizations of state-owned property.
Opposition to the plans by political forces
Opposition by the local community (locals and foreigners)
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