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Police bans Police bans public gatherings in central Athens, over football violence concerns

Greek Police has banned any public outdoor gathering as of 21:00 on Friday (May 21) to 06:00 on Sunday (May 23) in central Athens, particularly around Omonia Square and Patission and Akadimias Streets, over concerns of football fan violence after a final Greek Cup match. “This particular ban is imposed …

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Opposition parties slam Greek Gov’t for banning gatherings of more than 100 people

Opposition parties slammed the decision of the Greek government to ban public gatherings of more than 100 people when it comes to protests but not consumers crowding in commercial areas with the aim to shopping. Using the pandemic as pretext, the Chief of Greek Police issued a ban on public …

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Police fires tear-gas at protesters against bill to curtail public gatherings rights

Tear-gas and sound flares, chasing and bulling, stones and molotov cocktail bombs. The protest against the bill that limits rights to public gatherings started peacefully but soon turned downtown Athens into a battlefield on Thursday evening. With main slogans “No tolerance to the their plans,” and “the bill remains on …

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