On Friday night, a group of protesters broke into the studio of "TV1 Ipiros channel" and attacked both the guest and the journalist Panagiotis Burha, with eggs and yogurts.
The reason of the attack was a phone interview of a member from the far right party "Crysi Aygi".
Watch the video below:
7000 police officers have been deployed in the streets of Athens center, while police presence|awareness was increased in Thessaloniki as well as other Greek cities.
The parade in Iraklio, Crete, was disrupted when protesters clashed with riot police which used tear gas...
The Canadian journalist Declan Hill visited Greece and experienced the demonstrations and the reality in Greece of the economic crisis. The reported then returned at his country and wanted to write about his experiences in Greece. Read below some of the most interesting parts of his article:
"Almost everything you thought you knew about the current situation in Greece is wrong"
Concerning the large demonstrations that occurred in Greece during last summer from the Greek Indignants, he stated:
"There was a festive air: food sellers amid grandmothers, students singing and lots of street theatre performances. It was unlike any of the images that I had seen; there was no stone throwing, no tear-gas or water cannon attacks. I may have been lucky but there was a wide spectrum of ordinary people marching in the demonstration. The usual suspects were there, of course: the anarchists, the Communists and the general drop-a-hat-see-me-protest lot. But there was also a broad range of others: nurses, farmers, doctors, actors and teachers"
Time Magazine revealed yesterday its choice to be Person Of The Year, the honor they give to the person, whether literal or abstract, to be the most influence over the course of events in the past year. This year’s honor was awarded to "the Protester"!
Editors explained that "In 2011, protesters didn’t just voice their complaints; they changed the world”
Among those protesters who fight for freedom and justice there is a special page is dedicated to Greece’s famous riot dog "Loukanikos".
Loukanikos, whose name comes from λουκάνικο (loukaniko - Greek for sausage), is a dog that has been present at nearly every protest in downtown Athens in the past few years. He has become the symbol of the Greek protests against the IMF and the EU backed austerity measures that are taking place in 2011!
More photos of the riot dog:
Riot police was deployed in front of the Prime Minister’s Mansion, the Greek Parliament and the Finance Ministry this morning in order to prevent "Riots(!?)" from people with disabilities who gathered in order to protest against cuts in welfare and pensions decreases!
In the following video you can see riot police pushing back protesters on wheel chairs:
This time, the Government's Vice-President chose French television to attack against the "indignants" and the massive protests that shook Greece during the last summer, saying that the the protesters were a mixture of communists fascists and assholes! Watch the video below (the specific statement is at 2:55) :
Defense Minister Mr. Beglitis and deputy Transport minister Mr. Magkriotis were booed by the angry crowd.
People were shouting "Thieves" "Go away" and some of them tried to break the security in order to reach the two politicians.