Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Demonstrations in Greece on anniversary of student killing by police

The massive demonstrations in Athens to mark the eighth anniversary of the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police, turned violent on Tuesday night.
The annual march to commemorate the incident has drawn thousands of anti-establishment and anti-austerity protesters.
About 3,000 police officers were deployed to monitor the demonstrations.
Exarcheia, the district where the teen boy was murdered, was turned again into a battlefield.
Riot Police run through flames caused by Molotov cocktails, firecrackers and also butane canister bombs.
Around 30 people were detained or arrested.
Grigoropoulos was 15-years-old when he was killed in 2008 by two police officers. His death resulted in large protests throughout Greece, and solidarity demonstrations around the world.
Athens, Greece, 6 December 2016.

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