Synopsis of resistance across Greece
An incomplete synopsis of the resistance across Greece fort Tuesday, 9 Dec. 2008
Clashes between students and MAT. Damage to a police station, I.X., and shops.
Demonstrations in the centre of the city. Petropolemos and slogans shouted.
One student and four police officers wounded. Nine students arrested.
Rally in the town square. Accusations that arrests were made without cause.
Peaceful demonstration of hundreds of students.
Occupation of the television station “Super B” by anti-authoritarians.
Bank burned, extensive clashes throughout the night. The building of the prefect is in flames.
Looting and damage to I.X., shop windows.
Two police officers lightly wounded, damage to three police cars, and four banks.
20 banks destroyed.
Student demonstrations. Occupation of the University of the Aegean.
Students stage sit-ins.
Students denounce police officer.
Demonstrations by students and workers associations. Closure of A.T. Karlobasou [n.b., this is
perhaps the name of a place on the island -- Translator]
Siege of Police Headquarters by hundreds of students.
Molotovs thrown by young men against the city court.
Eggs, yoghurt, and tomatoes are thrown by students at the police department.
Hundreds of demonstrators shouted slogans, while throwing stones at the Police headquarters.
The city is a battlefield overnight on the central streets of the city. Attacks against television bureaus.
Four arrests; stones, eggs, and tomatoes thrown at a dynamic rally. Barricades surround the police departments.
This summary is an attempt to present reports that paint an admittedly incomplete picture of the events throughout Greece, especially in the smaller cities and towns, since most reports focus on the situation in Athens, Thessaloniki, and Patras. Information from the centrist daily Eleftherotypia was used in this article.
Prepared for Anarkismo