Police, colleges brace for unrest

Police, colleges brace for unrest

Authorities are bracing for possible unrest Tuesday on the anniversary of the 1973 student uprising against Greece’s junta.

There are fears of violence following a call to arms by jailed anarchists Nikos Romanos and Panayiotis Argyrou, who last week called for “a month of coordinated actions” and warned of a “black December.” There are also concerns about how anti-establishment groups will act on the first November 17 anniversary under a leftist-led government.

Isolated violence marred protests in Athens during a general strike last Thursday.

Universities in Athens are on standby in a bid to avert possible attempts by anarchists to occupy college grounds.

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Enter your information below to receive our weekly newsletters with the latest insights, opinion pieces and current events straight to your inbox.

By signing up you are agreeing to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.