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Eldorado Gold miners raid and occupy Development Ministry (videos)

A group of ten workers at the Eldorado Gold mines managed to bypass police and entered the Development and Environment Ministry in Athens on Wednesday morning. Miners clashed with riot police when a larger group attempted to enter the ministry. Police made limited use of teargas. The 150 workers had …

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Athens: Anti-austerity police protesters against riot police VIDEO

Tension between protesters from police, fire brigades and coast guard on one side and riot police on the other side broke out short after 8 o’ clock in the evening on Wednesday when the angry protesters tried to break the police cordon and enter the Greek Parliament. Riots policemen and …

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SYRIZA vs SYRIZA: Ruling Party against Government for refugees’ evacuation from occupied buildings

Greece’s ruling party SYRIZA condemned a decision of the SYRIZA-Indepenten Greeks government to have police raid and evacuate three buildings in Thessaloniki, northern Greece. The buildings were occupied by anti-authoritarians and members of Solidarity movement who had settled refugees and migrants there. “Criminalizing solidarity projects is a method that has …

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Athens: Tax officers occupy the … Finance Ministry!

A group of some 70 tax officers has been occupying the Greek Finance Ministry in downtown Athens since 8 o’ clock in the morning. The occupation reportedly aims to protest that the General secretariat of Public Revenues turns into an “independent authority.” This morning I heard on  Greek TV that …

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ERT shut down – occupying journalists on air

Live stream: journalists and technicians occupying Greece’s public broadcaster ERT. In Greek. Displays also footage from the big protest outside. Digital transmission was cut by the Greek government at 11:15 pm Tuesday June 11th 2013. Analog transmission is still possible. If it stops, please, refresh page. UPDATE: For ERT Live stream …

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Athens: PPC Unionists Occupy Environment Minister Office

A riot police squad was called at the 6th floor of the Environment Ministry on Wednesday afternoon, as the PPC-unionists who had locked George Papaconstantinou in his office did not show a sign of surrender. A large group of unionists form GENOP-DEH, the Greek Public Power Company, had “occupied” the office …

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“Indignant” Greeks Return to Syntagma Sq on Jan 15/12

After months of silence “indignant Greeks” will return to Syntagma and occupy the Square opposite of the Greek Parliament. With the slogan “No, I Won’t Shut UP!” Greeks will take it back to the streets on Sunday, January 15th, 2012 at 6 pm. They will protest the economic and political stalemate in the …

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Operation “Block the Troika” – Greek CSs “Occupy” Ministries (pcts, video)

Hundreds of civil servants ‘occupied’ several ministries since the early morning hours and hindered government officials but also Troika representatives to enter the buildings in order to protest wages cuts and ‘labour reserve’. Currently nine ministries, among others these of  health, justice, interior, finance, are formally blocked, while the civil …

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