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Athens Riots: Mikis Theodorakis with …Gas Mask Against Tear Gas Attack (video)

A veteran politician and world famous music composer joins the anti-austerity protests before he goes to the Parliament to attend the voting of the new loan agreement. Mikis Theodorakis gets out of the car that has taken him there together with Manolis Glezos. Theodorakis is 85 years old, Glezos is 89. Two resistance fighters in progressive age. Moments earlier, the riots have started in Athens. The police fired tear gas. Tall and imperious, Theodorakis walks among the crowd as the tear gas devices explode over his head.

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Read here what Theodorakis said before entering the Parliament.

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2 comments

  1. In an interview he said they tried to kill him?
    http://www.athensnews.gr/portal/1/53268