Matthaios Tsimitakis

Greece

Greek Police Tear-Gassed Protesters Last Friday

Crowds were out to remember Alexios Grigoropoulos, the teenager whose death sparked Greece's 2008 riots. Police responded with tear gas.
Matthaios Tsimitakis
12.17.13
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Greek Police Tear-Gassed Protesters Last Friday

Crowds were out to remember Alexios Grigoropoulos, the teenager whose death sparked Greece's 2008 riots. Police responded to the peaceful protest with tear gas, physical searches, and numerous arrests.
Matthaios Tsimitakis
12.9.13
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The Greek Government Tried and Failed to Close Their PBS

On Tuesday, it was announced that the ERT—Greece's public television network—would be closed down as part of austerity measures the country agreed to when it was bailed out in 2010. Soon after the announcement was made, laid-off workers returned to...
Matthaios Tsimitakis
6.15.13
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Greece's New Anarchist Generation Is Being Tortured by Police

A group of eight people armed with AK-47s attempted to rob a bank and a post office in the Greek town of Velventos. Although bank-robbing anarchists armed with AK-47s might not seem like individuals deserving of pity, the police tortured them so badly...
Matthaios Tsimitakis
2.13.13
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Immigrants Are Being Stabbed to Death on the Streets of Athens

On Saturday Javed Aslam, the Pakistani president of the Union of Immigrant Workers in Greece, addressed a crowd of about 5,000 people who had marched all the way to Syntagma Square, in front of the parliament building, to protest against fascism and...
Matthaios Tsimitakis
1.21.13