Clashes at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Results in 2 Injured Guards



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Clashes erupted earlier today on the premises of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, when a group of students attempted to enter the room where the Senate meeting was being held, requesting the meetings are open to the public. During the unrest two guards were wounded and one of them was transferred by ambulance to the city’s hospital, while the academic personnel informed the authorities on the matter.

Dean Pericles Mitkas, of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki was not present at the Senate meeting, while some of its members were forced to remain locked in the meeting room until late in the afternoon. At around 8 p.m. there was an attempt to evacuate the administration building of the university. The academic and administration personnel were locked on the building’s seventh floor and according to their testimonies the building has suffered severe damages.

After six days of occupation, Athens Law School is left with serious damages

The remaining 20 anarchists who were on a sit-in for the sixth consecutive day at the Athens Law School in downtown Athens, peacefully evacuated the premises yesterday after a no-arrest order was issued by the Alternate Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection Giannis Panousis. The following day the University’s employees were surprise to realize that the damages amounted to hundreds of euros. Broken doors and windows, burned trash bins, tossed fire extinguishers, vandalized statues and a desecrated nearby church were some of the damages caused by the members of the anti-establishment movement.

It should be noted that on Friday, March 13, some 150 anarchist occupied the building demanding the release of November 17 convicted member Savvas Xeros from prison, the abolition of “Type-C” maximum security prison facilities, the repeal of anti-terrorism laws, as well as the immediate release of relatives of detainees involved with the Conspiracy of Fire Cells.