About 50 detained during protest near PM’s residence

About 50 people were detained late Tuesday during a protest near the residence of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in the northern Athens suburb of Kifissia, reports said.

Demonstrators, described as members of anti-establishment groups, were protesting confinement conditions inside the country’s maximum security prisons, reports said.

Anti-establishment activists were reportedly planning a solidarity protest outside the police headquarters in Athens.