Riot officers used tear fuel and stun grenades as protesters throw petrol bombs close to the Aristotle College of Thessaloniki. 1000’s of scholars have taken to the streets throughout the nation to display in opposition to training reforms proposed by prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Video footage posted on social media confirmed police and college students engaged in operating battles via the streets of Thessaloniki metropolis centre.
Pupil leaders have accused Mr Mitsotakis right-wing authorities of attempting to remodel universities into locations of concern, surveillance and repression after it handed new legal guidelines making a police power for college campuses.
Greek police had been forbidden from getting into college campuses since 1973 when an rebellion in opposition to the nation’s then navy dictatorship started at Athens Polytechnic.
The New Democracy authorities has additionally handed legal guidelines demanding protest organisers first get permission from native authorities which and may block demonstrations they consider would disrupt companies.
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