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One Metro station closed, traffic regulations in downtown Athens, Dec 6

Metro station <Panepistimio> in downtown Athens will remain closed from 9:00 a.m. and until further notice on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, by order of the police, due to the events on the anniversary of the assassination of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos in 2008. Metro trains will pass through the station without …

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Two lawyers on duty arrested during rallies; they filed against Police

Lawyers Thanasis Kampagiannis and Costas Papadakis were arrested on Sunday and a case was filed against them for “violating the extraordinary measures banning public gatherings.” The two lawyers are among some 100 people police detained in Athens alone for being close to the Memorial of boy Alexis Grigoropoulos to commemorate …

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Police hates flowers: Officer beats …bouquet, 2 Germans detained (videos)

Greek police showed an strong aversion to flowers on Sunday on the 12th anniversary of the murder of teenager boy Alexis Grigoropoulos. Not only they destroyed a bouquet left at his memorial, they also detained two German nationals going to the Memorial, holding flowers. A riot police officer was filmed …

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Grigoropoulos protesters clash with police for Korkoneas’ release

Protesters clashed with police in Exarchia late on Wednesday during a gathering to protest the release of the murderer of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos. Several hundred people gathered at the spot where special police guard Epaminondas Korkoneas fired his weapon and fatally short the teenager boy on 6. December 2008. Holding …

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Fortress Athens: Police on high alert due to Grigoropoulos marches and Erdogan’s visit

Thousands of policemen are being deployed in downtown Athens, metro stations will close to public, public transport means change their routes and tight security measures will be implemented for the next three days. Reasons for the high security are rallies and marches that will mark the 9th anniversary of the …

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Grigoropoulos’ killing: Commemoration rallies, metro stations closed –

More than 3,000 policemen have been deployed in Athens ahead of the commemoration rallies for the anniversary of the killing of teenager boy Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a policeman on December 6th 2008. High school and university students will hold commemoration gatherings at 12 o’ clock noon outside the Athens University …

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