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Patras: Clashes as Residents & Chysi Avgi Supporters Try to Storm Immigrants Shelter

Posted by clandestina on 23 May 2012


Angry residents of Patras, in North-Western Peloponnese, and supporters of extreme-right Chrysi Avgi (Golden Dawn) tried to storm an old factory where dozens of immigrants take shelter. Local media report of five people injured as protesters clashed with police, with the one side hurling stones and wooden sticks and the other firing tear gas. Among the injured are two policemen  who were attacked with wooden sticks, and one GD member. Read the rest of this entry »

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