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Pensioners flock downtown Athens demanding pension increase

Pensioners flocked to downtown Athens on Tuesday to demand an increase in their pensions in order to cope with the rising cost of living. The crowd of demonstrators gathered at the Ministry of Labor on Stadiou Street on Tuesday morning and marched to the Prime Minister’s office, where they met …

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Vegans stage protest at central meat market of Athens

Vegans staged a protest at the central meat market Varvakeio in downtown Athens on Saturday afternoon as people were doing their last purchases for the New Year’s festive table. Dressed in black and holding banners against the slaughter of animals, the group f some 15 people chanted slogans “I want …

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Anarchists throw spaghetti and leaflets outside minister’s home

Anarchists of Ruvikonas threw leaflets and a few packages of spaghetti No 6 outside the house of the Minister of Development, Adonis Georgiadis in a north Athens suburb on Thursday evening. The symbolic protest move had a clear protest message against the cost of living and poverty as well as …

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Protesters deface shop of child’s rapist and pimp; more “clients” arrested

Angry protesters defaced the shop of the 53-year-old rapist and pimp of a 12-year-old girl and set his business van on fire in the Athens district of Sepolia  during a rally held on Saturday. Protesters wrote slogans and threw paint on the shop’s front. Minor scuffles erupted later with riot …

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Women in Athens protest rising victims of femicide; strong police presence

Women’s organizations and feminist groups marched in downtown Athens on Tuesday evening to protest femicide and gender-based violence, after three women were killed by their husbands or partner in Crete, Zakynthos and Athens in just 36 hours. 56-year old Georgia was stabbed to death by her husband in Rethymnon, Crete …

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Parthenon Marbles: Greeks and Brits protest inside the British Museum

Greeks and Brits raised their voice and staged a protesters inside the British Museum hall where the Parthenon Marbles are displayed demanding for the return to Greece. The protesters unfurled banners and Greek flags. English author and honorary Greek citizen Victoria Hislop presented a cake with candles representing the 13 …

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