Thursday 12th December 2019
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Greece: December 6, demos in memory of Grigoropoulos #6dgr (videos + photos)

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Greece: December 6, demos in memory of Grigoropoulos #6dgr (videos + photos)

In this 6th anniversary of the murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos by the police, his best friend, Nikos Romanos, is on his 27th day of hunger strike, with his health gravely deteriorated. He is fighting for his right to furloughs. He is entitled to these furloughs in order to be able to attend classes at the [...]

December 6, 2014 Author: x-pressed

Turkey, Occupy Gezi: Eruption of a mass movement

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Turkey, Occupy Gezi: Eruption of a mass movement

Volkan Aran traces the growth of Turkey's massive protest movement in response to excessive police violence and the increasingly authoritarian rule of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan [...]

June 12, 2013 Author: Volkan Aran

Growing police brutality in Greece: The hidden face of the crisis

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Growing police brutality in Greece: The hidden face of the crisis

As startling images of Greeks struggling to get bags of free distributed vegetables make the headlines in the international media, it's becoming evident that the crisis in the country has now overpassed vulnerable groups of people and is taking over the once thriving middle class. [...]

February 8, 2013 Author: Fragkiska Megaloudi

Chalkidiki: Brutal repression at demonstration against gold-mining industry in Skouries

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Chalkidiki: Brutal repression at demonstration against gold-mining industry in Skouries

“Police wanted to kill us”. That was the common feeling among the residents of Chalkidiki who protested on Sunday the 21st of October at Skouries. The mountains of Chalkidiki are soon to be turned into mines by the Canadian multinational company Eldorado Gold. Citizens that gathered to protest in peace against the plans that are [...]

October 23, 2012 Author: S. Poulimeni