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#Athens: Over 10,000 on Demo to Commemorate #Alexis – Tear Gas and Police Brutality in #Exarcheia

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.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 9: “I tell my children, don’t be afraid”

This is part nine in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 7: “Here we sleep well, me and my daughter”

This is part seven in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 6: “This is nothing, it’s just a government”

This is part six in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 5: “We have only one choice, to keep fighting”

This is part five in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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December 6, 2008, a few minutes after 09:00pm: Time zero of the December revolt

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.

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#Athens: From Theory to Practice – An Initial Response – 15 buildings liberated

Statement about a massive squatting action in #Athens. 15 buildings were liberated.

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#Athens: Steki anarchist migrant squat supports call for demo on December 5

Athens. The anarchist migrant squat Steki published a short statement, calling to support todays demonstration against the ultimatum of the Greek state.

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#Athens: Against the attacks of the State and capital, our uprising will become their nightmare – Call for demos on 5th and 6th of December

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.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 4: “We have to keep this idea alive”

This is part four in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation.

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