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Posts tagged police

Police Ordered Not To Intervene

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Policemen at the scene when anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas was stabbed to death were ordered not to intervene.

Riot Police Officer Found Guilty

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A riot police officer (MAT) has been found guilty of causing bodily harm to photojournalist Tatiana Bolari in 2011. The head of Greek photojournalists’ union Marios Lolos said that this was the first time that a riot police officer was being punished for violent behavior targeting a photojournalist. He said the issue of riot police attacks on photojournalists had […]

Greece: Police Brutality

Greece: Police Brutality

This is a translation of an article posted on the KAR website in Greek. A first hand account by journalist Manolis Kipreos who was beaten by the police and is now deaf because of the attack in 2011. It was around 9 in the morning of June 15th when I arrived by train to Syntagma Square. I […]

Mostly Legal Immigration

Mostly Legal Immigration

The Ministry of Public Order has stopped publishing the results of its massive police operation Xenios Zeus to round up immigrants here illegally (strange that it was thought ok to call it this being that Zeus is the god of hospitality). I wonder why they stopped publishing the results ??? What’s this they found ? […]

Tourists Held and Beaten in Greece

Tourists Held and Beaten in Greece

Via the BBC   Greek police have stepped up efforts to catch illegal immigrants in recent months, launching a new operation to check the papers of people who look foreign. But tourists have also been picked up in the sweeps – and at least two have been badly beaten. When Korean backpacker Hyun Young Jung […]