Tension & tear-gas during the rally in Athens

30 May 2018
734 Views

Τension and use of tear-gas by the police shortly after 12:30 on Wednesday afternoon during the 24-hour strike rally.

A group of students attempted to approach SEV (Hellenic Federation of Enterprises) offices on Xenophontos Street.

When the students saw the police force, they attacked them and they responded with the use of chemicals.

Also, anarchists attacked protesters gathered at Klathymonos square to take part in the protest of GSEE and ADEDY in the framework of the 24-hour strike. They threw them eggs and tried to destroy banners and break speakers.

After the swift attack, the anarchists escaped to the narrow streets around the square.

Shortly after 12:30 a new round of tension erupted when people from the block of anarchists threw paint on the Finance Ministry building at Syntagma Square with the anti-riot police force repelling them with their shields.

You may be interested

New Covid-19 curfew maps – Who can move, why and when (alert maps)
GREECE
shares17 views
GREECE
shares17 views

New Covid-19 curfew maps – Who can move, why and when (alert maps)

makis - Oct 23, 2020

Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias presented the plan for workers and those eligible to freely move by exception…

Mitsotakis: Masks everywhere & curfew at night in the “orange” & “red” areas of the country
GREECE
shares32 views
GREECE
shares32 views

Mitsotakis: Masks everywhere & curfew at night in the “orange” & “red” areas of the country

makis - Oct 22, 2020

The obligatory use of a mask everywhere was announced by the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis as the first measure to…

Coronavirus Greece: Explosive rise with 865 new cases, 331 in Attica & 181 in Thessaloniki
GREECE
shares49 views
GREECE
shares49 views

Coronavirus Greece: Explosive rise with 865 new cases, 331 in Attica & 181 in Thessaloniki

makis - Oct 21, 2020

The Greek authorities announced today 865 new cases of coronavirus in the country, of which 82 are associated with known…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.