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Greek Police Apprehend Infamous "Syntagma Archer"

Greek police on Thursday located and apprehended Yiannis Michalidis, an alleged member of an urban guerrilla group who rose to notoriety in 2011 after he tried to shoot at police with a high-powered bow-and-arrow during a protest rally at...

Athens Felonies Court Reduces Sentence of Anarchist Nikos Romanos

The five-Member Felonies Appeal Court in Athens decided on Monday afternoon to reduce the sentence of convicted Greek anarchist Nikos Romanos from 18 to 14 years. Romanos, a close friend of the late Alexandros Grigoropoulos, the fifteen-year old teenager who was...

Greek Police Arrest Four Over Attack on Anarchist Center

  Greek anti-terrorist police on Thursday detained four individuals in connection with the attempted firebombing of an anarchist center last August. Reports suggest the four males were headed by a 35-year-old suspect with known far-right connections. The three remaining suspects are...

Greek Police 'Concerned' over Return of Prominent Radical Fighter from Syria

Greek police have expressed concern at the apparent return of a radical anarchist and member of the Rouvikonas (Rubicon) group from Syria, where he fought on the side of the Kurds against ISIS. The man known as 'Ivan the Greek'...

Anarchist Theofilou Acquitted of Armed Robbery, Guerilla Group Membership

A Greek court ruled on Friday that Tasos Theofilou, serving 25 years in prison for armed robbery, was innocent of all charges. Theofilou had been in prison since his arrest over his alleged involvement in an armed robbery on the...

Authorities to Investigate Legality of Anarchists' Container in Exarchia Square

There is an investigation into a cargo container that is believed to have been set up as a "political kiosk" by members of an anarchist group in the city center in Exarchia Square. The mission behind the container is to...

Police Arrest 14 Members of Rouvikonas After they Attempted to Storm the PM's Office

Police have arrested fourteen members of the Rouvikonas (Rubicon) anarchist group after they tried to enter the Prime Minister's office by force on Saturday. The members tried to enter the Maximos Mansion by taking the guards by surprise, sources have...

Anarchist Group, Rouvikonas, Occupies Ticket Inspectors Offices [video]

Anarchist group Rouvikonas staged a sit-in at the central offices of inspectors of the Transport Ministry on Thursday. The group, protesting public ticket inspections, posted a statement on an anti-establishment website on Thursday that called on inspectors to cease carrying...

Rouvikonas Anarchists Accuse the Police of Sly Tactics in Drug Busts

The Greek Police (ELAS) has accused the Greek anarchist group Rouvikonas (Rubicon) of standing in the way of efforts being made to tackle the drug problems in the region of Exarchia, central Athens. Rubicon recently referred to police operations on...