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Greece: Clashes break out, Molotov cocktails thrown at education protest02:00

Greece: Clashes break out, Molotov cocktails thrown at education protest

Greece, Athens
November 7, 2016 at 17:21 GMT -00:00 · Published

Clashes erupted in Athens, on Monday, when students took to the streets to protest against austerity measures and to demand free public education.

Some protesters formed barricades outside the Polytechnic University and threw Molotov cocktails at the riot police, while officers retaliated by using tear gas.

The Greek government has introduced education cutbacks, where fewer teachers are being hired and children spend less time in school.

Greece: Clashes break out, Molotov cocktails thrown at education protest02:00
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Clashes erupted in Athens, on Monday, when students took to the streets to protest against austerity measures and to demand free public education.

Some protesters formed barricades outside the Polytechnic University and threw Molotov cocktails at the riot police, while officers retaliated by using tear gas.

The Greek government has introduced education cutbacks, where fewer teachers are being hired and children spend less time in school.

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