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Police in Athens courthouse attacks people gathered in solidarity to those arrested during last night’s antifascist action

On the evening of October 1st, approximately 300 people gathered in the courthouse of Athens in solidarity with the anti-fascists who had been arrested on the previous night, during the antifascist action in the Agios Panteleimonas neighbourhood of Athens. Inside the courthouse, things were calm for the largest part, until the moment when the imprisoned anti-fascists exited the building to enter the police vehicles (to be transferred back to the police HQ). At that point, the police attacked the gathering, chasing people inside the courthouse’s yard and then in the nearby streets. Approx. 20 more people were detained during the police operation. In total, 4 people were arrested and they will appear in the court on Tuesday morning.


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  1. GreeceWatch: | eats shoots 'n leaves on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    [...] From the Greek Streets reports: Police attacked to the circa 300 people who gathered in Athens courthouse in solidarity to the  15 people who were arrested last night during the antifascist action in the center of the city. In the courthouse the things were calm when suddenly police attacked without any warning to the gathering. Circa 20 more people were detained during that operation. [...]

  2. [...] The statement below comes as a response to a question in parliament (by MPs of SYRIZA) regarding the arrests of anti-fascists  at the anti-fa action of Sep 30 and another four anti-fascists who had show up in the courthouse in solidarity. [...]

  3. [...] de From the Greek streets, 1er octobre [...]

  4. [...] from the action and from the police attack against the people in solidarity the following [...]

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  6. [...] course of these events, the 15 anti-fascists will now be joined at the Eyelpidon courthouse by the 4 anti-fascists detained at their solidarity demonstration on October 1st, plus 14 of the workers at the Skaramangas shipyard who were arrested on October [...]

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