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Athens: Arson attack on Kouvelou squat

Kouvelou squat in Maroussi (northern suburb of Athens) was hit by arson in the middle of the night, at around 3 am on September 14th, 2011. The roof has collapsed and four rooms have been burnt.

Anarchists/anti-authoritarians have squatted Kouvelou mansion since April 7th, 2010.

More info as it comes.

Translated from greek:

Kouvelou squat website:

Greek immigration crisis spawns shanty towns and squats

Tens of thousands of migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East attempt to cross by boat to Greece’s Aegean islands each year, with many ending up in squalid camps.
Humanitarian groups have condemned the situation as „shocking“.

Greece: Prapopoulou squat attacked, one immigrant beaten

On 1 August 2009 at 02:00 AM two thugs in helmets stopped with their motorcycle by the Prapopoulou squat and using iron bars they tried (unsuccessfully) to break doors and windows.

By pure chance at that moment a homeless immigrant, friend of the squat, was inside. When the thugs took notice of him, they launched a savage attack with their iron bars, hitting his head and body while engaging in racist hate speech. They then left, leaving behind them a container filled with petrol.

Athens (Greece): Fascists attack Villa Amalias squat

Fascists under the cover of cops attacked the oldest anarchist squat in Greece with molotov cocktails and beaten a youth. Our comrades successfully driven away the fascists. The squat, Villa Amalias, suffered no damage.