The conservative New Democracy-led government in Greece has deployed University Institutions Protection Teams (OPPI) – called University police – on campuses in Athens and Thessaloniki
Radical struggles waged by the Students Struggle Front (MAS) along with youth over the past few years saw Panspoudastiki KS emerging as the leading force in student elections
The Athens Polytechnic uprising of 1973 started as a student strike which escalated into a massive demonstration of popular rejection of the US-backed right-wing military junta. The uprising was brutally suppressed on November 17
The neo-Nazi Greek fascist party Golden Dawn was declared a criminal organization by a Greek court last year, which convicted its leadership for involvement in multiple hate crimes, including the murder of Greek rapper Pavlos Fyssas
The law was passed with 158 votes in support in the 300-seat parliament even while it garnered heavy criticism from the opposition on June 16.
The Greek government has proposed a bill that introduces several anti-worker measures, including increasing work timings in the country from eight hours to 10 hours per day, making Sunday a working day, restricting union activities and curtailing the right to strike
On Thursday, rallies were held across the country against the proposal of the New Democracy-led government to set up police contingents on campuses. The protesters also demanded reopening of classes and increased investment in the sector
Protests in Colombia against the negligence of the government were repressed by security personnel. The protesters who are victims of internal displacement demanded that the state deliver on its promises.
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