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November 17, 1973: Athens Polytechnic uprising

November 17, 1973: Athens Polytechnic uprising

Athens Polytechnic uprising November 17 commemorates the Athens Polytechnic Uprising in 1973, which was a massive demonstration of popular rejection of the Greek military junta of 1967–1974. The uprising actually began on…

Alexis Tsipras

Tsipras joins protest march to US Embassy

Greece’s former Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras joined the traditional protest march to the US Embassy on Sunday to commemorate the anniversary of the Polytechnic uprising. “This year we have many reasons to be…

Rioters facing felony charges over November 17 day riots 1

Rioters facing felony charges over November 17 day riots

Following the clashes between anarchists and police during the commemoration of the 45th Anniversary of the November 17, 1973 student uprising at the Athens Polytechnic, six of the nineteen individuals arrested by…

November 17, 1973, Uprising of the Polytechnic 3

November 17, 1973, Uprising of the Polytechnic

November 17 commemorates the Athens Polytechnic Uprising in 1973, which was a massive demonstration of popular rejection of the Greek military junta of 1967–1974. The uprising actually began on November 14, 1973,…

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