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Exarcheia: Most Misunderstood Neighborhood in Athens

Often referred to as the anarchist neighbourhood of Athens, there is much more to Exarcheia than immediately meets the eye.

Greek Doctors Protest “Suffocating” Conditions in Covid-19 Wards

Greek doctors took to the streets on Tuesday to protest the "suffocating" conditions in Greek hospitals, specifically Covid-19 wards.

Protesters Clash with Police Over Education Bill in Thessaloniki

Police have made over 30 arrests in Thessaloniki after they clashed with protesters who were demonstrating against a new education bill.

Protesters Clash with Police Over Education Bill

Protesters across Greece took to the streets Wednesday to demonstrate against a proposed education bill that calls for, in part, police presence on Greek university campuses. Additionally, demonstrators marched to call for Greece to safely open all schools under strict...

Protesters Defy Greek Government’s Restrictions on Demonstrations

Protesters across Greece filled the streets on Thursday, defying the country's recent restriction on demonstrations, to protest the government's latest education bill which calls for police on university campuses. Incredible images of massive demonstrations in the Greek cities of Athens,...

Four Police Officers Injured After Clash With Anarchists Over Protest Ban

Around 50 anarchists clashed with police in the Athenian neighborhood of Kolonos on Saturday, leaving four officers injured. As of Saturday evening, no arrests have been made. Reportedly, the group of anarchists gathered to demonstrate for the anniversary of the...

Banning Protests in the Birthplace of Democracy

The Greek government's decision to ban protests and rallies during the anniversary celebrations of the Polytechnic uprising has raised questions about the state of Democracy in its birthplace. Opposition political parties and human rights groups have blasted the decision, claiming...

Farmers End Protest, Blockade at Nikea

Protesting farmers from Thessaly withdrew their tractors from their blockade at Nikea on Saturday. The farmers said they will gather again on March 1 outside the courthouse at Larissa and at a rally at Kileler on March 17. The farmers...

Greek Farmers Ready To Launch More Highway Protests

Greek farmers, who blocked roads in protests last week, are expected to do the same in central Greece again this Saturday. The renewed blockages could prove to be the beginning of a series of wider nationwide actions. The farmers of...

Greek Farmers Start Protests on Monday

Greek farmers are planning to begin protest action next week as they were not satisfied, they said, with the results of their meeting with Rural Development Minister Stavros Arachovitis on Friday. The protests will start on Monday from the region...