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Video Shows Violent Clashes Between Anarchists and Police in Exarcheia

A video was published on Twitter on Monday evening showing how a group of so-called anarchists attacked police officers with Molotov cocktails in a confrontation in the Exarcheia district of Athens, Greece. The Twitter user wrote in his tweet that the...

New Clashes Erupt Between Police and Anarchists in Downtown Athens

One person was reportedly injured during clashes between police and anarchists groups in the Athenian district of Exarchia on Thursday night. The clashes erupted at the anarchist squat called "Vox," where the group claim the police threw tear gas at...

Asylum Seekers Taken from Athens Squats to be Moved to Migrant Camps

Greek authorities announced on Tuesday that a total of 134 asylum seekers who were evicted from squats in Exarchia in downtown Athens will be moved to state reception facilities in the next several days. The 134 migrants – chiefly consisting...

Greek Police Raid Anarchist Squats in Downtown Athens

Dozens of Greek police officers on Monday stormed at least four anarchist apartments and buildings used as squats in Exarchia, the run-down central district of Athens. The police sweeps, which began last week, are being undertaken with an aim to...

Exarchia Anarchists Say “We Will Fight” To Defend Neighborhoods

Greek anarchists have pledged to show the authorities that they are “A state within a state” in Exarchia, central Athens, in view of the new government’s pledge to work hard to restore a sense of public security in the...

Athens' Exarchia Witnesses Fresh Clashes Between Anarchists and Police

Very early on Friday morning, Athens' downtown district of Exarchia witnessed yet another  series of clashes between so-called Anarchists and police forces. A group of approximately twenty-five men came from nearby streets and threw Molotov cocktails at a unit of riot police...

Rocks Thrown at Police Squad, One Police Officer Injured in Athens' Exarchia Neighborhood

One police officer was injured on Sunday afternoon after a group of people threw rocks at members of Police's DIAS unit near Athens' Exarchia neighborhood. The incident took place around 4:45 pm local time after two police officers tried to...

Fresh Clashes Erupt Between Anarchists and Police in Athens' Exarchia

Once again, violence erupted in the Exarchia district of Athens on Saturday night. A group of young men came from the Polytechnic School's premises and threw rocks and petrol bombs at a police unit that was stationed at Patision Avenue...

Refugees Camped at Athens' Syntagma Square Transferred to Eleonas Refugee Camp

Approximately forty refugees and migrants, including many children, who had been camping at Syntagma Square in Athens since Thursday, left the square on Saturday afternoon. At first, they refused to leave, despite the efforts of Greek authorities to persuade them...

Greek Police Continue Crackdown on Illegal Exarchia Squats

Dozens of people were remanded for questioning on Thursday morning as part of a large-scale police operation to clear illegal habitations in the downtown Athens district of Exarchia. The operation, which was executed by the Attica Security Division with assistance...