Pupils demonstrate in Athens, demand improved learning conditions


School pupils demonstrated in the central Athens on Monday, demanding improved learning conditions. According to authorities, tensions rose when a group of youngsters hurled stones at police forces.

The rally, which was organized through the Internet, was billed as “warning” action, with youngsters protesting against staff, books and infrastructure shortages, among others.

Also on Monday, the union representing secondary school teachers, OLME, was holding a three-hour stoppage running through 2 p.m.