(All times are GMT+2, local Athens time)
18.32 PM Barricades on Mavilis square as riot police are trying to break up the demo bit by bit.
17.45 PM A police cubicle outside the EU building on Vassilisis Sofias has been set ablaze.
17.05 PM 3,000+ people in the anarchist blocks have reached Syntagma. The demonstration has in excess of 50,000 people (earlier number was referring to part of the demonstration only.
16.06 PM Riot police have opened their cordon for the demonstrators of the ‘Group of tortured and exiled during the dictatorship’ to pass through. It is still unclear whether they will allow the main part of the demonstration to pass through too.
16.00 PM Standoff at the lower part of Syntagma square, as hundreds of demonstrators are amassing by the police cordon and demand for the police line to step back and to allow them to march past the parliament and toward the American embassy.
15.47 PM Riot police are cordoning off Syntagma square and are trying to keep all demonstrators away from Syntagma square, and back toward Panepistimiou Ave.
15.27 PM Riot police seem to have encircled the Polytechnic building in Exarcheia; the plans seems to be to allow no-one to return to the building after the demonstration, which is under way.
14.40 PM At least 20 detentions by police so far.
11.44 AM There is police presence reported outside the Law School on Akadimias Str; there are DIAS police further down on the same street, and police checks on Omonoia Square. Approximately 7,000 police have been dispatched on the streets of Athens for today’s commemorative demonstration.
11.40 AM As announced earlier, following a police order, metro stops Panepistimio, Syntagma and Euagelismos will be closed in Athens today.