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Edinburgh Fundraiser For Those Arrested In Greece

The 6th of December, the day when 15 year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos was shot dead by police without provocation, marked the beginning of a social uprising in Greece. His unlawful killing quickly became a symbol for the peoples disquiet with political corruption and media manipulation and propaganda. Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets to protest and actively reclaim a better social, political and economic system that is based on humans’ basic rights of freedom and wellbeing and not capital or profit.  Continue reading

Greek Fire Spreads – demo in Edinburgh Friday 12th Dec

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More News From Greece

Fascists and plain clothes police disguised as demonstrators

After the disgusting attack on Alexis funeral yesterday afternoon we have also been receiving reports of fascists and plain clothes policemen masquerading as rioters and alternately attacking small shops and attacking rioters. This is an attempt by the establishment to discredit the rage of those on the streets. Continue reading

Police Murder In Athens Sparks Widespread Revolt

Following the despicable murder of young Alexis Grigoropoulis on Saturday night Greek cities have burned. Anger at not only this latest slaying but at decades of police brutality has erupted into justifiable attacks upon both capital and the Greek state.

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Solidarity protest at Greek Consulate on Wednesday

The Glasgow Anarchist Federation calls for a picket outside the Greek consulate on Wednesday to coincide with our fellow workers general strike in Greece.

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