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Anarchists torch cars in Athens over demand for university classes


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Anarchists torch cars in Athens over demand for university classes

A group describing themselves as anarchists have clashed with police in Athens,

They torched three cars and a bus as well as setting fire to rubbish bins.

It followed an earlier protest by supporters of a colleague currently in jail for a bank robbery who is demanding to be allowed to attended university classes.

The violence comes four days before the anniversary of the death of a 15-year-old in 2008 by police, which sparked weeks of some of the worst riots ever seen in Athens .

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