Clashes get away between Greek cops and protesters over a clampdown on violent demos

Clashes break out between Greek cops and protesters over a clampdown on violent demos

AN indignant mob riots in Greece — over a clampdown on violent protests.

Six cops had been damage once they got here beneath hearth from a hail of petrol bombs, bricks and stones.


Protesters in Greece clashed with police in violent riots[/caption]

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Persons are protesting in opposition to a brand new invoice that regulates demonstrations in Athens[/caption]

Round 200 masked thugs staged the assault on the rally opposing the transfer to attempt to curb future political demos.

Riot police hit again with tear fuel and stun grenades and TV footage confirmed one officer engulfed in flames.

Violence broke out in central Athens, exterior the Greek parliament, after the group broke away from the primary rally of round 10,000 left-wing demonstrators.

They’d gathered to protest on the new regulation introduced in by Greece’s conservative authorities to control demos which often trigger huge disruption.

PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis tried to placate the protesters, conceding: “One’s freedom to protest is as worthwhile as one other particular person’s freedom to achieve the hospital, his work, his house.”

Opposition chief Alexis Tsipras stated the brand new measures allowed heavy-handed policing and predicted the pandemic-driven recession would trigger massive protests later.

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Big crowds gathered to protest in opposition to the conservative authorities[/caption]

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Outdoors parliament in Athens, some protesters threw firebombs at police[/caption]

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Round 10,000 individuals participated in three separate Athens protests in opposition to the brand new regulation[/caption]

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Protesters run amid tear-gas smoke throughout clashes with riot police[/caption]

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The brand new regulation will tighten road protest guidelines[/caption]

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A riot police officer runs previous a burning barricade[/caption]

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Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has tried to placate the protesters[/caption]

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