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Athens protests: Clashes with police short before government votes more austerity

On the second day of anti-austerity protests, anti-authoritarians clashed with police outside the Parliament in Athens, short before the left-wing/nationalists coalition government voted for more austerity measures. Thousands unionists, students, members of leftist parties, engineers, lawyers and unemployed and self-employed flocked outside the Greek Parliament on Thursday afternoon to protest …

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Thessaloniki: Anarchists clash with police and nationalists (videos)

Clashes between anarchists and police forces occurred Sunday noon in Thessaloniki around the White Tower. The clashes began when anarchists attacked a passerby, whom they considered to be member of a nationalist group that held a demonstration nearby. The atmosphere was tense ever since the morning, as some 20 members …

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Anti-authoritarians clash with Golden Dawn supporters and riot police

Anti-authoritarians clashed with Golden Dawn supporters and riot police in Ambelokipoi district in Athens on Monday morning. According to media reports, the anti-authoritarians attacked a group of GD supporters on their way to attend the Golden Dawn trial where major witnesses are expected to testify about the murder of left-rapper …

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Chios: Clashes in VIAL hot spot, EASO staff evacuated, 3 injured

Clashes among refugees, garbage bins on fire, presence of riot police and EU asylum staff that left the hot spot of VIAL on the island of Chios. The incidents broke out after a group of refugee women protested the slow asylum procedures outside the mobile offices of EASO, the European …

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Lesvos: Violent clashes among young refugees & migrants in Moria hot spot

Violent clashes among young refugees and migrants broke out on Sunday night in the hot spot of Moria on the island of Lesvos. The clashes ended with the intervention of police and many injured youngsters. Five of them were hospitalized. According to local media, the clashes broke out Sunday midnight, …

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Doctors of the World leave Chios Hot Spot after clashes among refugees

Clashes between Syrian and Afghan refugees and migrants in the “detention center” on the island of Chios on Thursday night ended with two people stabbed and many with injuries in the legs and the head and severe damage at the facilities of humanitarian organization Doctors of The World that provides …

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Clashes among refugees in Piraeus, 7 injured (video)

Syrian and Afghan refugees delivered clashes on Wednesday night in the port of Piraeus. Greek media report that at least 300 people got involved in the clashes that left 7 injured and only the intervention of riot police after midnight managed to end the havoc at the port where more …

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Locals clash with police in Kos over Hot Spots, Sindos municipality threatens to occupy the refugees’ camp

Residents on the island of Kos in Eastern Aegean Sea and the municipality of Sindos in Northern Greece vehemently oppose the establishment of Hot Spots and Refugee camps. In Kos, a group of hot spot protesters clashed with police on Saturday. Clubs, teargas and even “unbelievable threats” ended in the …

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Pensions Reform brings tractors to the streets: eggs and teargas as farmers threaten to “cut Greece into two” (picts, videos)

Farmers, cattle breeders, fishermen, milk producers, winegrowers, the whole productive sector of Greece, they are all down to the streets to express their opposition to the planned pension reform. From the north-east end of Greece down to the south in Crete, and from Thessaly and Peloponnese to Epirus and Corfu,  …

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Judges reject Romanos’ request; clashes in Athens over hunger-striker

The Judicial Council rejected on Wednesday morning the request of hunger-striker Nikos Romanos to be granted educational furloughs while in prison. With Justice showing a relentless face towards a convict on hunger strike claiming his right to education as foreseen by the law, media reported last night, that coalition government …

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Athens: riot police against students with batons & teargas (video)

Clashes between armed riot police and unarmed students, batons landing on heads and back bones, teargas and garbage bins set on fire were the features of the tension scenery on Thursday night that took place in downtown Athens, near Omonia square. One Photo reporter was attacked by police and injured, …

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Teargas and molotov in Athens antifa protest (picts, video)

Clashes between riot police and so-called “anti-authoritarians” erupted in Athens on Wednesday evening, when a group of antifa protesters marched towards the headquarters of extreme-right Golden Dawn in Mesogion avenue. The clashes started when 2,500-3,000 people left the antifa protest outside the Greek Parliament and started marching towards the GD …

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Skouries: 7 policemen injured, 3 women protesters in handcuffs over anti-gold mining protest

The gold mining site in Skouries turned into a boiling cauldron on Sunday as protesting residents moved to hinder the company’s vehicles form approaching the work site. The clash between residents and riot police ended with 7 policemen and one resident in the hospital and three women in handcuffs. Greek …

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