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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…

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,…

Polytechnic anniversary ends in clashes with police 8

Polytechnic anniversary ends in clashes with police

The 43rd anniversary of the 1973 Athens Polytechnic uprising was marred by violence and clashes with police outside the U.S. Embassy. The annual march ended at the U.S. Embassy late on Thursday…

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