The Greek state’s long anticipated attack on the rebellious district of Exarcheia began with the eviction of four occupied spaces and a provocative and dangerous attack on the social centre K*Vox. Since the return to power of right-wing New Democracy in the July elections the move has been expected and a difficult struggle lies ahead
The Greek riot police has attacked Athens’ Exarcheia Square and K*VOX social centre late last night. Exarcheia Square is a popular spot for both socialising and political happenings. Located at the square K*VOX is a well known social centre. Opened in early 2012 and evicted shortly after, it was promptly re-squatted and stands strong ever
On Sunday the 26th of August, the Greek police launched a large operation in Exarcheia, the famous rebel district in the centre of Athens. This is a unique place in Europe for its high concentration of squats and other self-organised spaces, but also for its resistance against repression and solidarity with migrants and the precariat.