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Greece: Clashes erupt as student protesters rally against university police force02:26

Greece: Clashes erupt as student protesters rally against university police force

Greece, Athens
September 14, 2022 at 22:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

Clashes broke out between police and students in Athens on Wednesday, during a rally against the establishment of a university police force by the government.

Protesters were seen chanting and holding banners. Police officers used pepper spray and batons to prevent students from blocking the street and marching toward parliament.

Students are calling for the new police force to be disbanded, while the government claims the patrols are necessary to combat lawlessness at universities.

Greece: Clashes erupt as student protesters rally against university police force02:26
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Clashes broke out between police and students in Athens on Wednesday, during a rally against the establishment of a university police force by the government.

Protesters were seen chanting and holding banners. Police officers used pepper spray and batons to prevent students from blocking the street and marching toward parliament.

Students are calling for the new police force to be disbanded, while the government claims the patrols are necessary to combat lawlessness at universities.