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Athens: 3 protest rallies to commemorate Alexis Grigoropoulos

Students, left parties and anarchists will stage three protest rallies in downtown Athens today to commemorate teenager boy Alexis Grigoropoulos, 15, who was shot by a police officer on 6. December 2008.

11:00 am: Students demo at Propylaia, Athens University

05:00 pm: Left-wing Syriza, Antarsya and non-parliamentary left parties

07:00 pm: Anti-authoritarians and anarchists.

09:00 pm: memorial servie at the spot where Grigoropoulos was killed at Exarchia district of Athens.

Police deploys some 5,000 policemen to prevent possible riots.

Two metro stations (Syntagma, Panepistimio) have been closed to public as of 10 a.m.

Protests rallies will take place also in other Greek cities like Thessaloniki, Volos, Agrinio



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