Tag Archive | "Protesters"

3/13/2014: Front Page: Protesters take a swipe at austerity measures

who have been placed in a government mobility scheme raise their mops and brooms in the air while shouting slogans during a rally against planned layoffs outside Parliament in Athens yesterday. One female protester was reportedly injured during… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Protesters set fire to toll booth north of Athens after hike in charges

A group of 500 anti-government demonstrators has set fire to a toll booth on a motorway north of Athens to protest a near-tripling of prices, Greek police said. The announcement last week of the toll hike from 55 cents, rising to 1.45 euros tapped into ge… … Full News here – Latest News

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Video: Cops, cars on fire as protesters throw Molotov cocktails in Athens – Athens Video

Police clashed with demonstrators in central Athens on Friday night as thousands attended rallies to mark the fifth anniversary of a fatal police shooting of… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Police make 10 arrests at Grigoropoulos rally, fire tear gas at protesters

Police arrested 10 protesters and detained 55 people in central Athens on Friday morning during a rally commemorating 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos, who was shot dead by a police officer in the Exarchia district on December 6, 2008. According to report… … Full News here – Latest News

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12/7/2013: Front Page: Police make 10 arrests, fire tear gas at protesters

Police arrested 10 protesters and detained 55 people in central Athens yesterday morning during a rally commemorating 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos, who was shot dead by a police officer in the Exarchia district on December 6, 2008. According to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece: Schools Shut, Protesters Pepper Sprayed

Greece: Schools Shut, Protesters Pepper Sprayed Greek police used pepper spray against suspended school guards Monday as high schools around the country shut down at the start of a week of strikes protesting public job cuts. At least two demonstrators were sent to the hospital with breathing … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Tuition protesters plead out to disorderly conduct

Tuition protesters plead out to disorderly conduct Four Ohio University students charged with disturbing a lawful meeting have each pleaded out to lesser charges of disorderly conduct and were required to pay a fine and court costs of $ 204 each. Megan Marzac, Ellie Hamrick, Jessica Linder and Eden … Full News here – Read […]

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4/16/2013: Front Page: Halkidiki mine protesters lift roadblocks

Road transport in the broader region of Mount Athos, Halkidiki, was largely restored yesterday after residents of Ierissos lifted roadblocks they had set up last week to protest the detention of two fellow villagers in connection with an arson attack… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Halkidiki gold mine protesters lift roadblocks

Road transport in the broader region of Mount Athos, Halkidiki, was largely restored on Monday after residents of Ierissos lifted roadblocks they had set up last week to protest the detention of two fellow villagers in connection with an arson attack in F… … Full News here – Latest News

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1/16/2013: Front Page: Protesters oppose planned merger of tax offices

at a tax office in Aegaleo, western Athens, yesterday, to protest its planned merger with another tax office in the northwestern suburb of Haidari. Protesters occupied more than 50 tax offices across the country to protest the government’s streamlining… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Athens- Police and protesters clash in Greece – Athens Video

Riot police have used tear gas and pepper spray against demonstrators at an anti government rally called as part of a general strike in Athens. It followed anti austerity protestors throwing petrol bombs and bottles at police. Some 50000 Greek workers walked off the job for the 24-hour strike. They were protesting against billions of […]

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Athens Parliament on Fire after Protesters riot over Austerity Cuts – Athens Video

Nearly 100000 Greeks waving flags and chanting “Fight! They’re drinking our blood” packed the square outside parliament as lawmakers neared a vote on unpopular budget cuts and labor reforms that the government is narrowly expected to win. Violence erupted when a handful of protesters tried to break through a barricade to enter parliament, prompting riot […]

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Protesters clash with police at Golden Dawn launch

A rally organized to protest the opening of a local branch of the ultranationalist Golden Dawn party in Agrinio, Western Greece, on Sunday evening ended with riot squads being dispatched from Athens and other parts of the country after a group of proteste… … Full News here – Latest News

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RAGE RIOTS!: Athens protesters throw FIREBOMBS, police shoot TEAR GAS in VIOLENT PROTEST! – Athens Video

A rally in the Greek capital turned violent when protesters in Syntagma Square lobbed Molotov cocktails at police, who retaliated by firing tear gas at the demonstrators. Security forces also reportedly used flashbang grenades and pepper spray to push protesters back from the parliament building. According to Greek newspaper Kathimerin, the police had been ordered […]

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10/19/2012: Front Page: Protester’s death casts pall over austerity rally

Three mostly peaceful rallies held in central Athens yesterday to protest a new austerity package being hammered out by the government and the troika were overshadowed by the death of a 65-year-old demonstrator who suffered a heart attack shortly after… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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