The National Herald, “Greek Anarchists Besiege Universities, Battle Riot Cops, Post Taunts”

May 29, 2022

THESSALONIKI – Violent opposition is growing in Greece’s second-largest city for the coming deployment of unarmed campus cops to try to guard grounds of a major university, anarchists clashing with riot police again.

There have been a series of pitched battles over the New Democacy government’s plan to put security forces outside – but not inside – four major colleges in Athens and Thessaloniki.

Anarchists and anti-establishment groups are also upset that police ousted them from a squat they had created and occupied for 34 years as school authorities are trying to build a library there.

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