Police brutality in Greece

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Greek riot police attack a young female demonstrator in Athens last Saturday. Photo credit: Left.grFrom daily News Line in Britain:

Monday, 8 December 2014

Greek riot policeact as occupation army

ARMED riot police unleashed a pre-planned pogrom of sheer violence against mass marches of mainly school and university students in all the main cities of Greece on Saturday.

The rallies and marches attracted tens of thousands on the 6th anniversary of the killing by a policeman of 15-years-old school student Alexis Grigoropoulos on 6th December 2008.

They called for the victory of the 20-years-old jailed student Nikos Romanos, who has been on hunger strike since 10th November demanding his right to educational leave in order to attend lectures.

In Athens on Saturday evening over 5,000 armed riot police acted as an occupation army with two water cannon vehicles operating against demonstrators around the Polytechnic and the Exarkhia area where many students live.

Riot police operated in tandem with scores of ‘plain clothes’…

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