Video archive: Athens 06/12/14 Strong Demo for Alexis & Nikos. Heavy clashes Exarcheia
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Video archive: Athens 06/12/14 Strong Demo for Alexis & Nikos. Heavy clashes Exarcheia

A large demonstration and heavy riots rocked Athens on 6th December 2014. The manifestation commemorated the murder of Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police in 2008. Alexis was shot in the anarchist neighbourhood of Exarcheia. His friend, Nikos Romanos who was with him at the time of his death, was arrested a year later for a bank … Continue reading

Violent clashes break out in Athens on Grigoropoulos anniversary
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Violent clashes break out in Athens on Grigoropoulos anniversary

The sixth anniversary of the murder of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos by police officer Epaminondas Korkoneas sparked major clashes between riot police and protesters in down town Athens. The police detained 296 people, of whom 43 were ultimately arrested, while 12 police officers were injured. The clashes began around 7pm and carried on until the early … Continue reading

Antifacist groups to hold rally in memory of murdered rapper Fyssas
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Antifacist groups to hold rally in memory of murdered rapper Fyssas

Antifascist groups are organizing a gathering at 5 p.m. on Friday in memory of Pavlos Fyssas in Keratsini, near Piraeus, where the 34-year-old rapper was stabbed to death last September by a self-confessed supporter of the ultra-right Golden Dawn. The rally is scheduled to begin at the junction of Panagis Tsaldaris Avenue and Kefallinias Streets … Continue reading

report from the antifascist demonstration in Athens September 25
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report from the antifascist demonstration in Athens September 25

Approximately 25.000 of protesters have attended the scheduled antifascist demonstration yesterday afternoon in Athens, after a call by antifascist groups, unions and all political parties except the conservatives “New democracy party”. The demonstration held at syntagma square near the parliament where a massive crowd of people have gathered to attend a concert at 6pm. After … Continue reading

videos and photo report from the antifascist demonstration in Keratsini
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videos and photo report from the antifascist demonstration in Keratsini

According reports and information by people who participated in the demonstration this evening in Keratsini, approximately 20.000 people have attended. During the antifascist demonstration antifascists attacked the local police station and built barricades on the streets. Police have detained 65 people and 23 have been arrested.  You can read a timeline report from the demonstration here  … Continue reading

Murder of Pavlos Fissas and its aftermath – updates: September 18, evening demonstrations
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Murder of Pavlos Fissas and its aftermath – updates: September 18, evening demonstrations

This post updates on the evening demonstrations (scheduled to start at approximately 18:00 GMT+2) in Athens, Thessaloniki and other cities across Greece – and beyond. 21:47 (GMT+2) 30 people detained in Thessaloniki. 21:30 (GMT+2) 2 police water cannons in Keratsini. 21:22 (GMT+2) Police has detained more than 30 people so far in Athens. Four demonstrators … Continue reading