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The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 08-12-18

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  • [01] 16 Y/O Student Shot in Athens
  • [02] Pan-Educational Rallies

  • [01] 16 Y/O Student Shot in Athens

    A 16 y/o student was slightly injured when an unidentified man shot him in the hand using an air rifle, yesterday night, Wednesday outside the building of the 1st Lyceum School of Peristeri, Athens. The young boy was transferred to hospital and is now submitted to surgery in order for doctors to remove the bullet. The incident took place at 23.15 in a pavement near the Lyceum at Dodecanese and Ethikis Adistaseos Street where the student, who is a member of the school board, was talking with his schoolmates planning student mobilizations.

    Source:NET, NET 105.8

    Πηγές: ΝΕΤ, ΝΕΤ 105.8, ΑΠΕ-ΜΠΕ

    News item: 16857

    [02] Pan-Educational Rallies

    Two protestation rallies have been scheduled for today, Athens-in Propylaian with the participation of Labour union GSEE and Omoneia staged by the Communist Youth of Greece, KNE and the All Workers Militant Front, PAME- against the government's policies on education. In addition, primary and secondary school teachers have announced 3 hours working stoppage. Academics will also go on working stoppage from 12:00 to 15:00. The most serious incidence reported Wednesday was the torching of a riot police bus. The driver managed to leave the vehicle at the very last moment, eyewitnesses were quoted as saying. In Chania, Crete a group of about 80 people stormed a television station, interrupted a regular program and broadcasted a recorded protestation message. Protesting the police killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos, a 15-year-old schoolboy, in Exarchia, a scruffy central district of Athens known as the anarchists' home base, protesters took over the headquarters of GSEE (Greek General Confederation of Labour) and hung two giant banners on the Acropolis, yesterday.

    Athens mayor as well as businessmen and shop owners appealed to protestors to stop the rallies in the city center, in order for the market that has been hit by the riots to recover. Today, Agricultural Bank of Greece will provide the β¬ 10.000 financial aid to shop owners whose businesses were damaged.President of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) Dimitris Daskalopoulos stressed that the message sent by youths can not be ignored.

    The government is strong and responds to its mission, the governmental representative answered.

    Source: ANA, MNA, NET 105.8

    News item: 16846

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