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Video Released of Memphis Police Beating Tyre Nichols

A video was released by US authorities, which showed members of the Memphis Police Department beating Tyre Nichols during his arrest.

Riot Police Attacks Photojournalist in Athens

An award-winning American photojournalist reported an attack by a member of the Greek riot police (MAT) on Monday night in Exarchia, Athens. The photojournalist was on the scene covering events unfolding at the time on Strefi Hill, where residents...

At Least 20 Greek Police Officers Arrested in Citizenship Racket

Greek police have identified at least 30 officers who are implicated in an illegal citizenship racket, it was revealed on Wednesday. Following a months-long investigation, the officers are said to have provided foreign nationals with illegal citizenship papers and identification...

Citizen Sues Greek Authorities for Police Brutality and Torture After Arrest

Police brutality is coming to the fore again in Greece as a Greek citizen filed a lawsuit on Friday against the police anti-terrorism unit.

Greek Policeman Tortures Love Rival

Charges filed against a Greek policeman who bit, beat, stripped, handcuffed and abandoned a man in an uninhabited area in central Greece.

Remembering the Murder of George Floyd One Year Later

The murder of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis one year ago today sent shock waves around the world.

Greek Police Receive Bodycams After Brutality Incident in Athens

Athens police have now been assigned bodycams after their use of batons on protestors at a demonstration over Covid-19 restrictions.

Greek PM Mitsotakis Decries Influence of Social Media After Police Videos

Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis decried the influence of social media, especially with the youth, saying it was “bad for our democracy.”

Athens Riot: Suspect in Attack on Police Officer Arrested

Police have arrested a suspect over the brutal attack at a police officer during the riot in the Athens suburb of Nea Smyrni on Tuesday evening.

Senseless Violence in Athens Condemned by Greek Politicians

Greek political parties condemned the senseless violence that broke out in Athens which resulted in a serious injury to a police officer.