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Thousands of Students in Athens Clash With Police During Protest Against Police in Universities

Athens. Greece. Thousands of students took to the streets of Athens on February 11, 2021, demanding the end of the law proposed by the Minister of Education which would bring police back to university campuses.

Originally published by Protests Media Telegram Channel.

Riot police assaulted the demonstration, sparking a series of clashes with Molotov cocktails, poles, and fire extinguishers between the crowd of students and law enforcement.

After dozens of arrests occurred during the protests, students began demonstrating outside of the Attica General Police Directorate office, confronting dozens of riot police who attempted to kettle the crowd before it dispersed.

On Friday, thousands of students in Athens returned to the streets for a second consecutive day, demanding the repeal of a law proposed by the Minister of Education which would restore police to university campuses across Greece and the release of all 52 people arrested during demonstrations on the 11th. Unlike the previous day, police did not attack the protesters and the march remained peaceful throughout the day.

Added by Enough 14: In Thessaloniki, Patras, Chania and other Greek cities students also took the streets in the padt two days.


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