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Greece is well known for its intense anarchist energy, where actions taken during street protests often exceed what is seen in the rest of europe and the USA. This probably results from the recent history of Greece in emerging from a right-wing dictatorship in the 1970s, so people take antifascism seriously. Greece regularly sees use of incendiary devices which would result in a severe Homeland security crackdown in the US. After the police shot a young anarchist in a neighborhood of Athens where a couple dozen youth were challenging a police car, thousands of anarchists and leftists participated in anti-police demonstrations and property destruction
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