RESISTANCE against the plutofascist state in Greece continues in the face of continuous attacks by the authorities.
An attempt to crush Greece’s oldest anarchist squat, Lelas Karagianni 37, was defeated on Tuesday January 15 when it was reoccupied later the same day.
At about 12.00pm, cops raided the famous squat, reports Contra Info.
Supporters and neighbours gathered at Amerikis square and then outside the squat, trying to prevent the eviction.
There were several comrades chanting slogans on the rooftop of the building that were caught by the police. Also, two supporters were beaten by cops on the street and detained as well. Heavy repressive forces were deployed downtown, plus a police helicopter.
Soon thereafter, more people were assembled near the squat. A gathering was called for 15.00 outside the police headquarters on Alexandras Avenue, in solidarity with the 14 squatters who were arrested from inside Lelas Karagianni, and a discussion was announced for 19.00 in the Athens Polytechnic (entrance from Stournari street).
Reports Contra Info: "All of the arrested comrades were released at about 17.00 and Lelas Kariagianni squat was reoccupied!"
Last weekend saw a big Athens protest in solidarity with squatters, as this video shows.