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Protesters sing Christmas Carols & collect donations for ex transport minister Liapis

I told you before: former transport minister Michalis Liapis, who claimed to be a “poor pensioner affected by the economic crisis” and therefore he counterfeit the license plates of his luxury vehicle, is a source of inspiration. Municipality workers soon to be laid off entered the office of deputy interior …

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Athens: fired school guard attacks Minister

It was certainly not a good idea for the minister responsible for the mass lay-offs in Greek public sector to make an appearance near protesting school guards. Hardly had Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Minister for Administrative Reform got off his car outside the Interior Ministry in downtown Athens, when the group of …

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Teargas and molotov in Athens antifa protest (picts, video)

Clashes between riot police and so-called “anti-authoritarians” erupted in Athens on Wednesday evening, when a group of antifa protesters marched towards the headquarters of extreme-right Golden Dawn in Mesogion avenue. The clashes started when 2,500-3,000 people left the antifa protest outside the Greek Parliament and started marching towards the GD …

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Athens: special guard fires in the air in the middle of antifa protest (videos)

Tension was high at the antifa protest that was taking place at Kalogiron Square outside the metro station “Dafni” in Athens on Friday evening. Some 500 people had gathered to protest the stabbing of left musician Pavlos Fyssas by a member of extreme-right Golden Dawn. Suddenly a young man on …

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Athens: Protesters attack Health Minister during hospital inspection

Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis had to experience the outrage of protesting hospital personnel when he visited Attikon public hospital on Friday morning. The minister was allegedly verbally attacked and even punched in the face amid hurled water bottles and plastic coffee mugs. Protesters had gathered at the hospital entrance, while …

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Crete: Angry protesters welcome deputy PM with black flags & water bottles

A group of angry citizens welcomed deputy prime minister and leader of PASOK Evangelos Venizelos in Crete. Employees in municipalities and other citizens had gathered outside the ‘social health center’ of Arkalohori village by Iraklio. Holding blag flags and chanting anti-government policies slogans, the people protested the government plans to …

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Thessaloniki: Soldiers on the Streets as Part of Security Measures Forces

Despite assurances from the Greek Army two days ago, that no soldiers will be part of  the security measures forces during the National Day parade, armed soldiers are being seeing arraying next to riot policemen during the military parade in Thessaloniki!   Video: Armed Soldiers as “policemen”… embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt …

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Athens: Protesters Boo FinMin, Riot Police Fires Tear Gas Against Protesting Policemen

This that did not happened a couple of weeks ago, occurred on Thursday morning. Riot Police fired tear gas against protesting policemen, firefighters and coastal guards. Riot Police vs Protesting Police According to Greek media, the unionists had formed a human chain outside the Maximos Mansion in order to prevent …

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Tough Elections Campaigns: Protesters Booed Venizelos (videos)

 Times are hard for princes and princesses, especially for aspiring prime ministers from the two big parties that signed the two loan agreements with Greece’s lenders. Fearing citizens’ anger about the strict austerity, Greek politicians avoid open pre-elections campaign meetings. They prefer to meet their voters in closed sports stadiums or …

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Protesters Hurl Eggs at PASOK MPs in Athens Bar (video)

Twelve PASOK MPs met at a bar in downtown Athens to discuss the political situation ahead the possible change in the party leadership.  However a group of 15 young people …invaded the bar and the friendly chat turned into a noisy mess. The protesters hurled eggs, bottles, yogurt and even one or two stones …

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Athens: Protesters Boo ex-FinMin Official – Police Fire Teargas (videos)

Another day with tension between protesters and riot police occurred workers and employees at the municipalities demonstrated in Athens downtown. In fact it was a rather small group of less than 1,000 people moving from one city’s point to the next and then back again fooling the police.  At the end they managed to …

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Greece riots: New Shocking Video – Police overruns protester, policeman on fire

You all remember the shocking pictures of a policeman on fire, during the riots at the general strike protests in Athens. Now a video taken on February 23, 2011 and uploaded in CNN “ireporter section” and later on YouTube shows what preceded the hurling of a petrol bomb agianst the policeman. …

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23 Feb-Greece Riots: Policeman on Fire -The shocking Video

The policeman lays down next to his motorbike slided on the marbles of Syntagma Square. There are riot policemen around and protesters hurling stones and molotov cocktails. A petrol bomb hits the policeman on the head and in less than a moment, the fire is spread. The man is hospitalized with …

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23 Feb-Greece riots: Protester with Bow and Arrows!

This I have never heard or seen before! A man joined the protests of Athens yesterday armed with a …bow and three arrows!!! Furthermore the man was carrying an axe and a rafter. I think it’s quite weird that there is even a picture of the archer with spanned bow and arrow targeting the …

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23 Feb-Greece: Shocking pictures/ Policeman on Fire

A protester hurled a petrol bomb against a policeman on duty on a motorbike. The fire spread quickly and it was only due to the rush aid of his colleagues that the fire was extinguished. See the shocking pictures :     Watch the video HERE    See impressive photo gallery …

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Feb 23 – Greece: Still Clashes at Syntagma Sq (pcts videos)

18:10 Tension and new clashes erupted again as some 1,000 protesters are still at Syntagma Square opposite the Greek Parliament. Police fired again teargas and angry protesters stripped out some benches form the park. Majority of the people participating at the huge rally have left the area. While the estimated number of participants …

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Feb 23 – Greece: Massive Clashes, Extensive Tear Gas (videos)

14:40 Clashes are continuing in the streets oh Athens downtown and police has made extensive use of tear gas. Protesters complain of a ‘ gas chamber’ similar situation. A riot policeman was injured after caught fire form a hurled molotov cocktail bomb. A municipality motorbike was destroyed by fire as well. …

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BREAKING NEWS – 3 DEAD due to Molotov cocktail at Bank

from troktiko.blogspot.com According to international media and Greek Sky TV THREE PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN A BLAZE that broke out at MARFIN EGNATIA BANK, on Stadiou Street, downtown Athens. The fire started when demonstrators hurled  Molotov cocktail fire bombs at the Bank. SKY-TV reports that the 3 bank employees were …

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General Strike – Riots

THESSALONIKI : RIOTS – TEAR GAS IGOUMENITSA: PEACEFUL VOLOS: PEACEFUL IRAKLEIO: PEACEFUL IOANNINA: RIOTS ATHENS: RIOTS – TEAR GAS YOUNGSTERS ATTEMPTED TO STORM PARLIAMENT http://apolitistosteki.blogspot.com http://troktiko.blogspot.com http://nonews-news.blogspot.com/ MORE THAN 150.000 PROTESTERS IN ATHENS SO FAR THEY HAVE BOOED: 1) CHAIRMAN OF TRADE UNION/PRIVATE SECTOR 2) EX-DEPUTY KIMON KOULOURIS 3) PARLIAMENT …

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Protesters storm State TV during Prime Time News

Maria Houkli/Prime Time News/NET   Photo: copied from blogs Some 40  unemployed teachers have interrupted the prime time news of the Greek state television NET. The protesters – unemployed teachers –  have managed to enter the building of State Boradcast Corp. ( ERT) after  a scuffle with security guards  it. Education Minister Anna …

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