Students at the University of Panteion dropped a banner demanding the removal of new fences as well as the halting of the plan to bring back police into colleges & universities. The banner reads, “We left a university full of misery, don’t make us come back to a university full of pigs – No tolerance for repression! Autonomous Initiative of Panteion”
Dozens of football ultras representing Original 21, PAOK, Gate 13, Gate 7, and Gate 3 took to the streets of Karditsa against the police and Michalis Chrisochoidis, the Minister of Citizen Protection of Greece, following the police brutality widely witnessed in the events of Nea Smyrni on the 9th of March.
Thousands of students in Athens returned to the streets for a second consecutive day, demanding the repeal of a law proposed by the Minister of Education which would restore police to university campuses across Greece and the release of all 52 people arrested during demonstrations on the 11th. Unlike the previous day, police did not attack the protesters and the march remained peaceful throughout the day.
Students at the University of Piraeus in Athens occupied the campus rector’s office in protest against a law passed by the Ministry of Education, which would create a university police force in Greece for the first time since the fall of a military dictatorship in 1974 after a failed annexation of Cyprus and student uprising.
Greeks in the Athens suburb of Aspropyrgos clashed with police, demanding an end to class-based quarantine and segregation, with politicians and the wealthy like the Prime Minister being allowed to violate travel restrictions and other quarantine measures. Barricades were built to resist DELTA bike cops who tried to arrive on the scene, with Molotov cocktails being used to repulse government forces.