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March to commemorate Pavlos Fyssas murdered by Golden Dawn member

Thousands of people, his parents, his friends gathered in Keratsini, Piraeus, on Wednesday to commemorate  rapper Pavlos Fyssas who was stabbed to death by a member of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn 6 years ago. Young and old marched to the small memorial installed in his memory chanting antifascist slogans. His …

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Hearts melt as survivors gather to commemorate the victims of Athens wildfires

They were wearing white blouses and t-shirts and were holding flashlights. They wanted to symbolically light up the sky in the memory of the 96 people who lost their lives in the deadly wildfires of 23. July 2018. The event to commemorate the dead but also to honor those who …

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Clashes during commemoration march for rapper Pavlos Fyssas murdered by Golden Dawn member

Clashes between anarchists and police broke out on Monday night during a march to commemorate Pavlos Fyssas, the rapper who was stabbed to death by a Golden Dawn member in Keratsini suburb of Piraeus on 18. September 2013. The anarchists hurled molotov cocktail bombs at police who responded with flash-bang …

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Greek unions celebrate International Labor Day, as government signs agreement with lenders

Thousands of unionists flocked to downtown Athens on Monday morning to celebrate the International Labor Day as the government and creditors agree on additional austerity measures. No more austerity is the central slogan of public and private sector unions ADEDY and GSEE. the established unions managed to get together just …

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Live from Athens: riot police fires teargas at protesters (videos)

Amid tension in Greek universities and strong anti-austerity public sentiment the march to commemorate the dead and the Students’ Uprising of 1973 against the military dictatorship started at 3 pm. Seven thousand policemen in full equipment are said to be on alert, as thousands of students, workers, unemployed, young and …

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Far-Right Extremists Chase and Beat Immigrants in Athens Downtown (video)

The situation in Athens downtown is out of control and racism is growing wild. A group of far-right extremists started chasing coloured immigrants in Athens downtown after  a mass rally to commemorate Manolis Kantaris, 44, who was stabbed to death by criminals from North Africa, according to a security camera of a …

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