Two members of anarchist collective Rouvikonas are facing a potential life imprisonment if convicted in a trial that was described as Kafkaesque. In June 2016, a drug dealer was murdered, execution-style, in the Athens neighborhood of Exarcheia. A few days later, the responsability for the execution was claimed by a group called “Armed People’s Militia”.
It all started last Monday, April 27th, when Giorgos Kalaitzidis, a well-known member of the media-notorious anarchist group Rouvikonas, posted a video that had been sent to him on facebook featuring a police brutality incident against a motorcyclist in the centre of Athens. The video can be seen here. Police brutality in Greece is surprisingly