Greece unrest

Chronology of the Greece unrest - Blaumachen

An updated summary of events of the Greek riots in Thessaloniki from 6 December-31 December 2008 by communist group Blaumachen. (Updated 2nd Jan 2009.)

Bosses' propaganda met with continuing struggle across Greece

Despite escalating psychological warfare waged against the insurgency, protesters are keeping the struggle warm across Greece during the season holidays

Protesters clash with riot police over acid attack on syndicalist cleaner in Athens

Attacked: Konstantina Kouneva

K. Kouneva, a militant syndicalist of the cleaner's union in Athens was attacked with sulphuric acid and is in intensive care. The attack has led to the occupation of the Electric Railway HQs in Athens and a protest march to the hospital where she lies in coma. On Monday protesters clashed with and routed riot police guarding the company's offices in Piraeus.

"Nothing will ever be the same" in Greece

The Movements for the Generalisation of Revolt talk about the process of radicalisation that has gripped Greece following the killing of 15-year-old Alexis by police earlier this month

Greek riots eyewitness reports - 20 December 2008

Accounts and reports from Greece around the world on the dawn of the second week of unrest since Alexis' killing.

On the unrest in Greece

Commentary on the situation in Greece published by the Anarchist Federation. It was written on the 15th of December, before the extension of the town hall occupations and the occupation of the offices of the General Confederation of Greek Workers on the 17th of December.

Greek riots eyewitness reports - 19 December 2008

Accounts of Friday's demonstrations, and statements from some of the occupations by young people, women and workers.

Greek fire: from riot to social rebellion - Collective Reinventions

An overview and analysis of the recent Greek rebellion, which assesses what has been achieved and what can advance the movement.

Greek riots eyewitness reports - 18 December 2008

The days updates including a mass student demonstration in Athens and the occupation of another trade union office in Patras.

Greek riots eyewitness reports - 17 December 2008

Accounts on the mass struggle in Greece of Wednesday, including banners on the Parthenon and the occupation of the main workers union headquarters.