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Protests and clashes with police after death of Roma boy

Carrying banners and shouting “Murderers” thousands of Greeks protest in Athens, Thessaloniki and other cities for the death of 16-year-old Kostas Fragoulis, an unarmed Roma boy shot in the head by a police officer.   At the time, angry members of Roma communities across the country have started fires and …

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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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Mahsa Amini: Molotov cocktail at Iran’s Embassy in Athens; protests continue

Protests in Athens continue as Iranian refugees and solidarity groups demand justice for the murdered 22-year-old Mahsa Amini and the end of oppression of women in Iran. Unknown assailants hurled a Molotov cocktail at the embassy of Iran in the suburb of Psychico in the early hours of Sunday morning. …

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Amnesty says Greek police using pandemic to crush protests

Amnesty International accused Greek police of using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to impose blanket bans on protests and apply excessive force to crush peaceful demonstrations. Street protests are common in Greece, and several have taken place in recent months on issues ranging from a new labour law to …

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Police beats students protesting Greece’s new Education bill (videos)

With teargas and sound flares Greek police cracked down student protests in Athens and Thessaloniki on Wednesday. Students, teachers, academics, high school students, parents marched through the cities against the Education bill that provides among others,he presence of police at universities. Thousands of #students protest for yet another week in …

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“A mask isn’t enough”: Students march for sufficient measures in schools

Wearing masks and holding banners reading “a mask is not enough” thousands of school students marched in downtown Athens on Thursday demanding more and effective measures against the coronavirus pandemic. The students demand smaller class-rooms with maximum 15 students to avoid crowding, the hiring of more teachers and cleaning staff. …

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Schools opening to be decided on Sept 1, says Education Minister

Teachers will return to schools on September 1, while classes are so far scheduled to begin on September 7, Education & Religion Minister Niki Kerameos said on Monday. She added however that the final decision on restarting classes will be announced on September 1, after families have returned from holidays …

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