molotov cocktail

molotov cocktail

The 1000 people strong anarchist block took part in an antigovernment demonstration along with workers’ unions and left wing parties. The demo took place in Salonica outside the Annual international economic exhibition building in which the prime minister was giving a speech on his governments’ new employment policies as long as his new antiterrorist plans. The anarchists waited for the demo to end so as not to interfere with peaceful protesters and then decided that a more direct action was needed. Consequently, they torched several banks and the governing party’s offices the riot police immediately started firing volleys of teargas and charged the demonstrators, as a result a fierce clash broke out during the whole night between the anarchists and the police.



Following is a video from the dynamic action taken by anarchists against the harsh Greek government's policies, especially in relation to the economy, employment and suppression of personal rights and liberties.


Small size, (2.25 MB):
 http://athens.indymedia.org/media_file.php?id=203&type=video

Bigger size, (25.4 MB) with a slightly better picture quality:  http://d.turboupload.com/d/60833/Salonica_Greece_Riot_10-9-05.rar.html

Click on the link above, wait for the 30 seconds countdown to end (near the bottom of the page) for the video link to appear.

Stills from the video in the following collection of available media.

 http://athens.indymedia.org/display.php?articleId=3625