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How The Athens Polytechnic Uprising Ideals of Freedom and Democracy Lost their Glow

In November 1973, it had been six and a half years since Greece was placed under strict military rule. Opponents of the junta who...

Greeks March in Honor of 1973 Student Uprising in Athens

Thousands of Greeks hit the streets of Athens on Tuesday in honor of the student uprising against the Greek dictatorship that took place on this day in...

Greek PM Tsipras Lays Wreath at Athens Polytechnic Amid Catcalls

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and several SYRIZA officials were met with boos when the PM laid a wreath at the Athens Polytechnic monument...

Greek Police Prepare for Possibility of Violent Riots on ‘November 17th’ Anniversary

Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas met with the leadership of the Greek Police to discuss security measures for the November 17th anniversary of...

‘Polytechneio’ Today: A Revolt Without a Cause

Forty-one years after November 17, 1973 and the celebration of the brave student revolt against the colonels', dictatorship has lost its sheen and most...

Tension in Greece Ahead of Nov. 17 Protests

With most Greeks concentrating on making ends meet during a crushing economic crisis, and social unrest still growing against harsh austerity measures, the annual...

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