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#Athens: After wave of evictions and police siege: Christmas tree burned down – Shops and banks attacked at Ermou Street

Athens, Greece: It’s ironic. While the greek government has been terrorizing the neighborhood of Exarcheia since the summer with squat evictions, attacks on people inside coffee shops and bars and brutal beatings and arrests for no reason – especially following the protests on 17 November and 6 December, where an atypical martial was imposed in the area -, few days ago made an attempt to cover up the riot police crimes against the people in the area, by decorating Exarcheia Square with Christmas lights and a Christmas Tree.

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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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#NoPasaran: Anarchists turn night into day in solidarity to Squats under attack on Greek territory

Thessaloniki. Greek territory. On Tuesday the 3rd of December 2019 squatters in Thessaloniki sent their own message to the 15 days ultimatum issued by the Ministry of “Public Order” towards the dozens of political and refugee squats across Greece (some of them more than 30 years old) or face violent evictions by the riot police and police special forces.

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The anarchist student block at the demo against the police invasion of #Athens Economics University

Thursday 14 November 2019: Thousands of students marched today in the centre of Athens, Greece in protest to the recent police invasion of Athens University of Economics to attack students with batons and tear gas (that took place on Monday 11 November 2019).

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Thousands take the streets against the attack against #Exarcheia by the Greek state

Saturday, 31 August 2019: Two to three thousand people (according to different estimates) marched down the neighbourhood of Exarcheia in central Athens, following a massive police raid against 4 squats (mainly housing refugees) on Monday 26 August and the consequent arrest of 143 migrants and 3 others. Following the police raid, the neighbourhood of Exarchia has been turned into a “militarized” zone with constant riot police attacks against people in the area and social centers.

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Protest turns to riot against the release of the murdering cop of 15 years old #AlexisGrigoropoulos

“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.

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Video: #Rouvikonas attacked greek parliament in solidarity to hunger striker D. Koufodinas

Athens, Greek territory: In the afternoon of May 21st 2019, anarchists of “Rouvikonas” collective “invaded” the grounds of the greek parliament (the most “secured” building in Greece) in the center of Athens.

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Video: Giant graffiti in #Athens, #Greece dedicated to #LorenzoOrsetti

Giant graffiti in Athens, Greece dedicated to Lorenzo Orsetti, the anarchist fighter that gave his life fighting ISIS. On Sunday May 5, 2019, Lorenzo Orsetti, the anarchist internationalist fighter that gave his life fighting the darkness of ISIS (aka. Islamic State, Daesh, IS) in Syria left the land of Rojava with military honors to be laid to rest in Italy.

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Video – 6 December 2008: Day 1 of the December Revolt in #Heraklion, #Crete

Probably the sole video in existence documenting the events in Heraklion in Crete, that followed on the same night the news that Alexis Grigoropoulos, a 15 years old kid, was murdered in cold blood by a cop in the Exarchia district in Athens, Greece, on Saturday December 6, 2008 just a few minutes after 9 pm. We republish this video report as part of our 10 years after police murder on Alexis series.

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