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Fresh wave of violence follows night of calm

Video by Richard TOMPSETT

Latest update : 2008-12-12

After hopes that the violence in Greece had begun to abate, fresh clashes broke out as youths threw firebombs and stones at police ahead of a demonstration. The unrest began after a 15-year-old boy was killed by a police bullet last week.

The government "has lost the confidence of the people": read our interview with Greek opposition leader George Papandreou.

 

Read our Observers' accounts of the rioting: The spark that set Greece on fire and Protests in Greece: who are the rioters?

 

Our Face-Off debate asks the question: Is Greece on the verge of collapse?

 

AFP - Youths threw firebombs and stones at police who fired back tear gas moments before the start of a Friday demonstration in Athens over the death of a 15-year-old boy by a police bullet.
   
A few thousand people are participating in the demonstration, the latest in a series of protests held in the past seven days since the boy's death.
   
The killing of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos sparked a wave of anger that led to attacks on police targets and property earlier this week.

Date created : 2008-12-12

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