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Exarchia Anarchists Say “We Will Fight” To Defend Neighborhoods

Greek anarchists have pledged to show the authorities that they are “A state within a state” in Exarchia, central Athens, in view of the...

Athens’ Exarchia Witnesses Fresh Clashes Between Anarchists and Police

Very early on Friday morning, Athens' downtown district of Exarchia witnessed yet another  series of clashes between so-called Anarchists and police forces. A group of approximately twenty-five...

Rocks Thrown at Police Squad, One Police Officer Injured in Athens’ Exarchia Neighborhood

One police officer was injured on Sunday afternoon after a group of people threw rocks at members of Police's DIAS unit near Athens' Exarchia...

Fresh Clashes Erupt Between Anarchists and Police in Athens’ Exarchia

Once again, violence erupted in the Exarchia district of Athens on Saturday night. A group of young men came from the Polytechnic School's premises and...

Refugees Camped at Athens’ Syntagma Square Transferred to Eleonas Refugee Camp

Approximately forty refugees and migrants, including many children, who had been camping at Syntagma Square in Athens since Thursday, left the square on Saturday...

Greek Police Continue Crackdown on Illegal Exarchia Squats

Dozens of people were remanded for questioning on Thursday morning as part of a large-scale police operation to clear illegal habitations in the downtown...

Dozens of Migrants Arrested in Downtown Athens Police Sweep

More than eighty people, mostly undocumented migrants, were arrested in a large police operation targeting occupied buildings in the notorious Athenian district of Exarchia...

Greek Police, Coast Guard in Disagreement after Drug Raid in Exarchia Left 2 Men...

Hellenic Police and the Hellenic Coast Guard are in disagreement over operational procedures after two men of the latter were injured following a drug...

Exarcheia District Residents Plead for Help

Residents of the infamous Athens district of Exarcheia published an angry open letter on Wednesday which describes the climate of lawlessness which prevails in their...

Killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos Haunts Greece 10 Years Later

December 6, 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the killing of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police officer Epaminondas Korkoneas, an act that stands as...

Greek Authorities Brace for Riots on Anniversary of Teen’s Murder by Police

Greek Police are bracing for expected riots on Thursday, the tenth anniversary of the killing of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a police officer. The...

Anarchists, Police Fight for 2 Hours in Central Athens

Friday night in central Athens saw more clashes between anarchists and police as Molotov cocktails and rocks were thrown in Exarchia. This time clashes lasted a...

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