Fresh Clashes Break Out on Anniversary of Grigoropoulos Murder (video)
Scores of young people who took to the streets of Athens to mark the tenth anniversary of the murder of teen Alexandros Grigoropoulos clashed with police in streets around central Athens on Thursday evening. The new confrontations took place around...
Greek Graffiti Artists Transform Athens With Political Bite
Greek graffiti has been vibrant for 30 years, but spiked in 2008 after the shooting death of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos in the anarchist-artist neighborhood hotbed of Exarchia. Many buildings have been touched by graffiti to make some a statement...
Amnesty Group Denounces Greek Police Brutality
ATHENS – In a damning report, Amnesty International condemned what it said was repeated instances of regular police brutality against protesters, journalists, innocent bystanders, and beating and torture of immigrants. The group said police violence was more than isolated...