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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…

The Polytechnic uprising in November 1973.

The Polytechnic uprising commemoration is cancelled because of COVID-19

The Greek Minister of Civil Protection announced that commemorations for the Polytechnic uprising are cancelled because of COVID-19 restrictions. Michalis Chrysochoidis also highlighted that Independence Day celebrations on March 25 and Oxi…

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 1

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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