6th December 2013
Protests have taken place all over Greece today, in memory of the 15 year old school student, Alexis Grigoropolous, who was killed by police on this day five years ago. The shooting led to widespread riots in Greece at the time, with solidarity demonstrations in many other European capitals. As well as fury and sadness at the killing of the boy, the young people were also expressing their frustration at the economic situation, which of course is much worse today, with 64% youth unemployment, the highest in the Eurozone. Added to drastic cuts in education, the outlook for young people in Greece is bleak.
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