Solidarity gathering called for 5pm at the Acropolis
Contractual employees of the ministry of culture had stayed in the Acropolis site overnight, demanding two years of back-pay and permanent contracts. Developments since 10 am today:
- Riot police have stormed the site, chasing and beating the ministry employees inside the Acropolis.
- They tear-gassed the employees and passers-by. There are people injured (unconfirmed number) and at least one witnessed arrest.
- According to eye-witnesses, journalists and cameramen were also targeted as the riot police attempted their attack, trying to have a minimum amount of witnesses of it.
- A solidarity gathering has been called for 5pm at the Acropolis.
More info as it comes.