Police attack the metro station at Syntagma, tear gassing and suffocating the thousands inside.
Riot police club unarmed demonstration in the head. The demonstration is shouting “get out of the square” and “don’t hit me”.
Police chemicals in Syntagma.
A DIY medical centre was formed in the Syntagma metro-station; several hundred of people had fled in the station during the police attack. In this video the crowd is opening up for two injured demonstrators who are in urgent need of further treatment to be transferred to the hospital. They were taken there by metro (!) as police prevented the ambulances from approaching the square. The people in the orange colour vests are workers in the Athens metro; the crowd claps and chants ‘Cops, Pigs Murderers!’
DIAS cops attack people and damage a restaurant in Athens, Monastiraki
Riot police collaborates with masked up thugs (revealed to be nazi trade unionists at the bus drivers’ union).
Syntagma: the metro station and the square.
Syntagma: In front of the parliament.
The widespread tactic of riot police to throw stones and marbles at protestors was ordered from above, as this video shows. About 15” into the video, the head of the unit (heads of riot police units hold no helmet) directs his men to pick up stones and marbles and hurdle them back.