Call for calm after unrest following police shooting

The government called for calm Thursday after overnight unrest in an Athens neighborhood and an area outside Greece’s second-largest city in the north following the police shooting of a Roma teenager during a police chase.

Greeks march to commemorate 1973 student uprising

Thousands of Greeks marched through central Athens on Thursday to mark the anniversary of a violently quashed student uprising in 1973 that helped topple the military junta which then ruled the country.

Protesters march in Thessaloniki over student’s window fall

Dozens of student union members from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki were marching in the center of Thessaloniki on Thursday morning to protest the injury of a 19-year-old student who fell from the second floor window of the campus’ law school building.

Women protest rising toll of femicide

Women’s organizations and feminist groups rallied in Klafthmonos Square in central Athens on Tuesday evening to protest the murders of women by their partners or family members.

Athens center plagued by marches, demos

In view of the disruption, the vandalism and the rubbish left behind even by the smallest of marches in the city center, Athens mayor Kostas Bakoyannis has urged the ministers of interior and citizens’ protection, Makis Voridis and Takis Theodorikakos, to grant the municipality of the capital the right to license any demonstration or open-air gathering.

Teachers to hold protest rally in central Athens

Greek Civil Servants’ Union (ADEDY) is staging a rally with teachers’ unions at Propylaia, central Athens, at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, calling for an increased state budget for education, better wages and more hirings of permanent teachers.