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Video: From a peaceful protest to a riot in just a few seconds [Exarcheia, Athens, Greece]

Exarcheia. Athens. Greece. Saturday night, around 20:30 (08:30 p.m.), June 26, 2022. In Exarcheia Square, many people have started to gather for a protest against gentrification, evictions from homes due to Airbnb, and State repression in the Exarcheia neighborhood, a place frequented by anarchists, leftists, students and artists.

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This is Class War: Spanish riot police invades the city of Cadiz like an army

Cadiz. Spain. Class War: Not just two words, representing the political and economic war of the 1% and their army of politicians, bureaucrats and the police forces against the rest of the socio-economic classes, but an actual reality as depicted in the video below from the southern city of Cadiz in Spain, where a tank was deployed on Monday 22 November 2021, in the working-class neighborhood of Río de San Pedro de Puerto Real.

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The ugly face of the Greek ND regime and its police state [Videos]

Greece. The colonels are back, but this time they are wearing suits and are not part of the military, but members of the governing Nea Demokratia (New Democarcy, ND) party. The repressive laws and the way Greek cops crackdown on disidents reminds of the military regime in the 1960’s and 70’s. A few videos from the crackdown on protests in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas in Athens on March 5 and 6, 2021.

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Athens: Thousands of people took to the streets for the third night in a row in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas [Videos]

Athens. Last night thousands of people took to the streets again in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas. It was the third day in a row that thousands of people took to the streets.

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Greece: Riot police attacks, but faced with determined protesters, is forced to retreat (Crete) [video]

Heraklion, Crete: While people in “democracies” around the world have rights, like the right to protest or the right to freedom of assembly, the right to freedom of association, or the right to freedom of speech, in Greece, where the proud self-proclaimed democrats boast that it is the place where democracy was born, no such rights exist anymore, the greek right-wing government has quickly but steadily, in just one year and half, delved into neo-fascism .

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The greek government is about to murder Koufontinas – Thousands march in protest in Athens, Greece [Video]

This is happening now at Syntagma Square in Athens, in front of the greek parliament. (1st of March 2021, 18:15, local time). Huge demo in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas.

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Greece tortures political prisoners: Protest at the greek embassy in Stockholm, Sweden [Video]

Anarchist protest on 28 February 2021 at the greek embassy in Stockholm, Sweden, for political prisoner Dimitris Koufontinas on hunger strike since January 8, 2021. If Dimitris Koufontinas dies it will be the first prisoner on hunger strike to die in the European Union, since the death of Bobby Sands on May 5, 1981, in Northern Ireland, under the Margaret Thatcher regime [1].

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Athens: Anarchist motorcade in solidarity to political prisoner Dimitris Koufontinas on hunger strike [Video]

Greece. While Athens is still on lockdown for the last 3 months, the right-wing greek government has used this time to act like a mafia organisation, settling scores with its perceived enemies, people, human rights and freedoms. In a violent legislative crescendo, the government aims to establish a junta-like police State when the pandemic lockdown eventually ends. From establishing police stations inside the greek universities to the banning of gatherings and protests above a certain number of people and the ban on the freedom of journalists to move freely and report the news, the ironically self-proclaimed “New Democracy” governing party has decided that hiring thousands of new policemen as the answer to everything, even the pandemic.

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Athens, December 7: Cops still fear monument for Alexis, memory and symbolism [Video]

Athens. Exarcheia. December 7. 2020. Just one day after the massive crackdown of the protests to commemorate Alexandros (Alexis) Grigoropoulos, people took the streets of Exarcheia again.

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Riot in #Athens: The Orwellian ban on gatherings of more than 3 people leads to riots all over #Greece [Video]

Athens. Greece. 17 November 2020: On the day commemorating the bloodied student revolt against the dictatorship back in 1973, this is how the right-wing government in Greece honored the dead of the fascist regime. By banning all gatherings of more than 3 people, something that has happened in Greece for the first time in its modern history, on the 21 April 1967 when there was a fascist military coup d’état and on 17 November 1973 during a student revolt against the military junta of that same regime.

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