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26-11 Greek Strikes - 2 Greek working class unites, strikes for health, safety and rights amid COVID-19

Workers, teachers, doctors, students and youth groups in Greece observed a nationwide general strike on November 26, putting forward a set of urgent demands in sectors including health care, education, public transport, and other areas of employment

General Strike -Greece Greece gears up for a massive national strike against government’s handling of COVID-19

Workers, teachers and youth groups in Greece have called for a general strike on November 26 and have put forward a series of demands in sectors such as health care, education and other areas of employment

Greek protestors face police repression on anniversery of Polytechnic Uprising

Hundreds of protestors in Greece were met with the riot police and dozens arrested as they commemorated the 47th anniversary of the 1973 Athens Polytechnic uprising

Polytechnic Uprising -Greece Defying police deployment, Greeks commemorate 47th anniversary of Polytechnic uprising

The Athens Polytechnic uprising of 1973 was a key moment in the resistance to the right-wing junta that then ruled Greece. This year, the New Democracy government had tried to ban commemorative gatherings citing COVID-19

Greek health workers observe national protests

The Federation of Greek Hospital Doctors’ Associations, the key organiser put forth a set of demands to fight the pandemic. These include mass recruitment and appointment to permanent positions for all doctors

Workers Protest-Greece Workers mobilize across Greece demanding protection of public health and safer workplaces

The Federation of Greek Hospital Doctors’ Associations has presented a series of demands in light of the spike in COVID-19 cases. These include urgent mass recruitment and appointment to permanent positions for all doctors

Golden Dawn leaders and members convicted of murder of Pavlos Fyssas

Following the verdict, there was widespread celebration even as protesters honored the memory of Fyssas and other victims of Golden Dawn’s violence

Golden Dawn Trial-Greece Greek court declares fascist Golden Dawn party a criminal organization

A Greek court convicted the leadership of Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party of running a criminal organization. Its members were also convicted for their role in the murder of Greek musician Pavlos Fyssas and other hate crimes

Greek trade unionists, peace activists protest visit of NATO Secretary General

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s visit to Greece and Turkey comes in the backdrop of escalating tensions between the two countries over maritime and energy rights in the Eastern Mediterranean region

Greek workers stage massive protests against government policies

Unions across the education, health and maritime sectors held major demonstrations in Greece on September 24 against austerity and demanding proper state intervention

Moria Tragedy-Europe Moria tragedy: Chronicle of an imperialist crime

Progressive political sections and human rights groups across Europe had issued repeated warnings to the authorities of an imminent human tragedy at the overcrowded Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

Greeks honor memory of Pavlos Fyssas who fell victim to fascism

The protesters vowed to continue the fight against fascism and demanded justice for Pavlos Fyssas and punishment for his killers.

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