Protestors and police clash at massive anti-vaxx rally in central Athens

Protestors and police clash at massive anti-vaxx rally in central Athens 1

Thousands of people took the streets of central Athens  and Thessaloniki yesterday to protest against  vaccinations and the government new pandemic measures, leading to violent clashes with police.
Protestors and police clash at massive anti-vaxx rally in central Athens 2

Carrying familiar protest paraphernalia, such as flags, icons, and crucifixes, protestors were eventually pushed towards Monastiraki by police as they tried to track down a violent group within the protest march.

Protestors and police clash at massive anti-vaxx rally in central Athens 3

According to authorities, 47 people were arrested and taken to police headquarters while the  Athens Public Prosecutor’s Office was informed about what happened at the rally.

Also, in both Athens and Thessaloniki, public sector health workers also demonstrated  on the occasion of the government’s decision to suspend them from September 1, in case they do not submit a vaccination certificate.

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