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Daily Archives: September 10th, 2012

Thousands clash with police resisting gold extraction in the village of Skouries in Chalkidiki, Northern Greece

1,500-2,000 demonstrators gathered in the village of Skouries in Chalkidiki on September 9 to protest again the commencing of the extraction of gold by the canadian mining company Eldorado Gold. The demonstration soon clashed with police protecting the mining facilities and at least five demonstrators were injured, including a SYRIZA MP. It is reported that [...]