COVID-19 in Greece
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

Tens of thousands of Greeks agitate against law curbing protests

Police have responded with heavy repression to mobilizations organized by progressive forces against an anti-protest law

National Day of Action-Greece Greek workers protest government’s anti-labor policies on pretext of fighting COVID-19

Workers under the leadership of the All Workers Militant Front (PAME) in Greece observed the National Day of Action on April 28. PAME has demanded the abolition of the anti-worker measures introduced through bills citing the COVID-19 crisis

Fire at refugee camp Greece Fires amid COVID-19 crisis rattle refugees in Aegean camps of Greece

Incidents of fire outbreaks were reported from refugee camps on Samos and Chios islands in Greece this month. Refugees also protested in Lesvos, demanding safety and evacuation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

Greek Doctors Interview “Capitalist governments treat the health of people as a cost and not as a fundamental right”

Interview with Dr. Ioannis P. Galanopoulos from the Federation of Greek Hospital Doctors’ Associations (OENGE)

Greece Students Struggle Front Students’ Struggle Front in Greece demands direct rent allowance for students

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak in Greece, the Students Struggle Front (MAS) has asked the government to provide a direct housing allowance of 800 euros (USD 868.63) to all student families who pay rent for the months of March and April

Health workers demo-Greece Health workers across Greece mark Day of Panhellenic Action for Health

Health workers under the banner of the Federation of Greek Hospital Doctors’ Associations (OENGE) demanded state support, including adequate funds, staff and resources, for the fight against COVID-19 in the country

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