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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…

Greece bans public gatherings

Greece bans public gatherings

The Hellenic police announced a four-day ban on public gatherings from Sunday 15th November – Wednesday 18th November. The ban comes as Greece prepares to commemorate the 47th anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic…

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 6

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 8

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,…

Greek terrorist out on leave again 13

Greek terrorist out on leave again

Convicted “November 17” terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas was granted his fourth furlough on Sunday from the Volos farm prison where he has been in the past few months, serving multiple life sentences for…

Convicted terrorist Koufodinas transferred to open prison 16

Convicted terrorist Koufodinas transferred to open prison

Convicted terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas, currently serving 16 life sentences for his role as the notorious hitman of the terror group November 17, was on Friday transferred to the “open” agricultural prison in…

Dimitris Koufodinas

November 17 Assassin in hospital after hunger strike

Convicted terrorist and former hitman for November 17 terrorist group Dimitris Koufodinas was hospitalised on Thursday following a hunger strike. According to prison authorities Koufodinas was on a hungers strike to protest…

November 17 hitman granted second furlough 18

November 17 hitman granted second furlough

Convicted November 17 hitman Dimitris Kofodinas has been granted a second furlough by the prison council in Greece. He will be allowed to exit the prison at 9am Friday morning (Athens time)…

November 17 hitman applies for second prison leave in two months 19

November 17 hitman applies for second prison leave in two months

by Aggelos Skordas Two months ago convicted “November 17” hitman Dimitris Koufodinas was granted a 48-hour prison release for the first time in 15 years sparking strong reactions among his victims’ relatives,…

Athens Polytenchnic Uprising, a day of remembrance 20

Athens Polytenchnic Uprising, a day of remembrance

Every November, Greeks around the world remember the heroic students, young people and the whole of Greece who went up against the Junta, in November 1973. The Athens Polytechnic uprising in 1973 was a massive…

Strong Reactions after November 17 Hitman granted prison release 24

Strong Reactions after November 17 Hitman granted prison release

by Aggelos Skordas Political upheaval was triggered on Thursday in Greece after a judicial council’s decision to grant a two-day release to convicted “November 17” hitman Dimitris Koufodinas. The decision was fiercely…

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