Greece

The End of Anarchists in Exarcheia?

  • Posted on: 25 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From European Interest

EXARCHEIA, Athens – On a summer day in Athens, tourists and locals alike can be found in Kolonaki, one of Athens’ most affluent neighborhoods, sipping on cappuccinos, chatting with friends, or leisurely walking alongside the most expensive stores in the city. Few ever leave to go to Exarcheia, a neighborhood that is a mere five-minute walk away.

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Protest turns to riot against the release of the murdering cop of 15 years old Alexis Grigoropoulos

  • Posted on: 5 August 2019
  • By: anon (not verified)

“No Justice, No Peace” was the absolute essence of the protest -that few hours later turned into a fierce riot- on Wednesday 31 July 2019 at Exarchia in Athens, following the news on the previous day that E. Korkoneas, the policeman who shot and murdered 15 years old Alexis Grigoropoulos in Athens, Greece on 6 December 2008, was released out of prison after 10 years.

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tz_vsjSN3tU

Squatter’s Digest: Greece

  • Posted on: 30 July 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Freedom Press UK

Greece, the home of democracy. And molotov cocktails. They also enjoy regular cocktail nights to raise money for the squats and imprisoned anarchists.

It’s one thing to know what is going on inside the UK with regards to squats, but I feel we are severely lacking in communication with squats across Europe, or indeed the world. Hopefully I can bring to you some of the news from some of the squats in Greece along with the usual round-up of news from London and beyond.

Anarchist Comrades Released From Prison in Greece

  • Posted on: 29 July 2019
  • By: rfa

From Abolition Media Worldwide

On Wednesday, 24.07, anarchist comrades Christos and Gerasimos Tsakalos, members of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire were released. The comrades were originally convicted with sentences of over 70 years, which were reduced to 20. The comrades made use of the Paraskevopoulos law that was introduced by the previous SYRIZA-led government and were released after having served 8 years of their 20 year sentences.

Anarchists Ready for Battle, New Democracy Moves to End College Asylum

  • Posted on: 28 July 2019
  • By: thecollective

From The National Herald

ATHENS – With anarchists in the neighborhood of Exarchia they dominate reportedly guarded abandoned buildings they have taken over, the new New Democracy government is forging ahead fast with plans to end asylum on college campuses and confront the groups.

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Anarchist place (Steki) of self-organized collectives of anarchist immigrants

  • Posted on: 19 July 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Act for Freedom! (Athens, Greece)

Today 17 July 19, we the self-organized collective of anarchist immigrants together with other self-organized collectives and individuals in solidarity occupied an abandoned shop at the corner of Tsamadou/Tositsa streets, Exarchia.

Anarchist Comrade Nikos Romanos Released from Prison in Greece

  • Posted on: 11 July 2019
  • By: rfa

Anarchist comrade Nikos Romanos was released from prison in Greece yesterday after six years of imprisonment.

Nikos was a close friend of Alexis Grigoropoulos, an anarchist teenager who was murdered in Exarcheia by the police in 2008, sparking the Greek anarchist insurrection.

Nikos Romanos was arrested in February 2013 with 3 more people and charged with attempted armed robbery at the Agricultural Bank and TT Hellenic Postbank in Velvento, Kozani.

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