Houses now raided throughout Athens
Various mainstream media report that police are raiding numerous houses throughout Athens and that weaponry has been found. Arrests have been made in different parts of the city. Updates once it is possible to make out what is going on.
ATHENS, Greece – An official says counterterrorism police have raided a hideout outside Athens and confiscated weapons and arrested several people.
Greek TV reported that four people were taken into custody, but the police spokesman who confirmed the raid would not say how many have been arrested. The official spoke on condition of anonymity in compliance with police rules.
The official says the hideout is located southeast of Athens in the suburb of Nea Smyrni.
Cops raid Nadir in Thessaloniki
Saturday, December 4, 2010
Only hours ago the antiterrorist unit raided the antiauthoritarian haunt Nadir in the student residence in Thessaloniki. The area was cordonned off and several items were confiscated. Riot police stayed back to face those who gathered in solidarity, after the antiterrorist unit had fled the scene. The asylum law that protects universities from police invasion doesn’t apply to the residences officially, however they were traditionally considered and treated as part of the university. 8 people were arrested and eye witnesses report that some were literally dragged into Nadir in order to have their arrest “explained”. 150 have gathered in solidarity outside while 4 riot police squads remain on-site.