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Political Party Files Lawsuit Against Greek Police on Tear-Gas & Violence

A lawsuit was filed on Friday morning against the Greek Police EL.AS by Alexis Tsipras, leader of the of the left-wing political party SYRIZA with 9 seats in the Greek Parliament. Tsipras submitted to the prosecutor of the Supreme Court photographs and 38 video footage and eye witnesses testimonies documenting the excessive …

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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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Athens: Police Fired Teargas at Anti-Austerity Protest (video)

Small scale incidents and tension occurred between protesters and riot police near Syntagma Square in Athens downtown on Wednesday.  Riot police fired teargas and according to several Greek news portals, 7-8 protesters were taken to the hospital with respiratory problems due to teargas. Video A young woman was injured after …

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