Continuing our coverage of the struggle in Greece between the new repressive New Democracy government and the longstanding anarchist movement, we present the following report, drawing on eyewitness accounts from street mobilizations and the defense of several squats. The Greek state continues to throw its full weight behind an all-out assault on refugees, anarchists, and student movements, encouraging gratuitous police brutality against both human beings and their animal companions while seeking to exonerate right-wing murderers including members of the Neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn who faced conspiracy charges in the murder of Pavlos Fyssas and the police officer who murdered the 15-year-old anarchist Alexis Grigoropoulos 11 years ago this month.Continue reading Merry Crisis and a Happy New Fear – Repression and Resistance in #Greece, December 2019
Here is a short report from last weekend in Athens, where a lot of things happened. On one hand the ultimatum of the government ended, according to which all squatters should leave the buildings until December 5th, and on December 6th the anniversary of the death of Alexis, who was shot by a cop in Exarchia in 2008 at the age of 15.Continue reading #Athens: Over 10,000 on Demo to Commemorate #Alexis – Tear Gas and Police Brutality in #Exarcheia
Athens. Exarcheia. December 6, 2008, a few minutes after 9 pm – Time Zero of the December Revolt. Two policemen draw their guns and one of them shoots against a group of youngsters. The police bullet finds in the heart and kills 15 year old Alexandros Grigoropoulos. What follows is a video of the first 60 minutes of the revolt.Continue reading December 6, 2008, a few minutes after 09:00pm: Time zero of the December revolt
Athens. On Thursday 5th December,the Ministry of Public Order’s deadline to “remove squatters” from their homes expires. On this day, we are calling on everyone to protest against the repression, not recognizing any decision of the state or ultimatum of the Ministry of Public Order. On Friday the 6th of December we also march in memory of the 2008 uprising for the murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos.Continue reading #Athens: Against the attacks of the State and capital, our uprising will become their nightmare – Call for demos on 5th and 6th of December
A Report from Athens, Greece on the Ten-Year Anniversary of the Murder of Alexis.Continue reading I’ll Always Remember the 6th of December
Statement by some anarchists from Olympia about a solidarity action to commemorate Alexis.Continue reading From #Olympia to #Greece: Solidarity action for #AlexisGrigoropoulos
On this day, in 2008, Alexis Grigoropoulos was murdered by cops in Athens, Greece. Alexis was 15 years old. Today we will publish a live blog about todays actions against statet terrorism. We will report live from several demonstrations and actions around the globe, including Athens. We publish this Live-Blog as part of our 10 years after police murder on Alexis series.
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Statement by some of those who participated in an attack against a police border control of the Exarchia district in Athens. We publish this statement as part of our 10 years after police murder on Alexis series. Later today we will publish a Live-Blog of todays actions to commemorate Alexandros Grigoropoulos. Stay tuned! Continue reading #Athens, #Greece: Claim for an action against police border control of #Exarchia on December 4
Statement from November 2017 by the Open Assembly AGAINST the POLICE OCCUPATION Athens. But… today it’s December 6 again… 10 years Alexis Grigoropoulos Never forgive, never forget! Although the statement is from last year, the image above is to mobilize for todays demonstrations in Athens.
An anonymous submission with a personal view from someone not from Greece but connected to the place and its events in recent times. We publish this article as part of our 10 years after police murder on Alexis series.