For a second day, the Gold Medal-winning Greek Riot Olympics team is competing on the streets of Athens. And Thessaloniki. And Patras. And Giannena. And Heraklion (Crete). And…
- Fresh violence in Greece over teen’s killing, ABC
Anarchy in the font of democracy, The Sydney Morning Herald (AP)
Police attacked amid new violence in Greece, (AFP)
Fear and loathing on the streets of Athens, Barnaby Phillips, Al Jazeera: “I asked her if she wanted to tell Al Jazeera how she felt. She looked at me with disgust. “You are a journalist!” This was true, so I nodded. “****ing media, full of lies, **** off!” I backed away.” LOL.
More serious accounts of the activities of people-like-you-what-cause-unrest are available via the After The Greek Riots blog and by way of taxipali of libcom.org (see: Riots and police brutality on first day of Alexandros Grigoropoulos murder anniversary). The Anarchist Federation in the UK has also issued a statement: The Greek December – One year on.
As usual, Greek neo-Nazis and assorted other fascists have been reinforcing the ranks of Greek police in their so far unsuccessful attempts at repressing the rebellions. Leaving aside recent the history of fascist collaboration with the ‘democratic’ state — and the military dictatorship which preceded it — this is presumably their way of paying tribute to their comrade Epaminondas Korkoneas; the policeman accused of killing the 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos on December 6, 2008.
Isn’t that nice?
See also : Heaven | BONUS BIG WEEKEND IN GREECE! | Sofia Papazoglou hospitalised after attack by neo-nazis in Athens (October 3, 2009) | Greece : Still the One! (September 3, 2009) | Greek police kick immigrant arse! (July 13, 2009) | Stylee Greeks (March 18, 2009) | The Crazy World of the Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei (February 16, 2009) | Athens policeman accidentally hit by ricochet (January 6, 2009) | French youth fear police violence along Greek pattern (December 20, 2008) | Athens, New York… Melbourne (December 19, 2008)…