Greek police clash with protesters in Athens

December 2, 2014 10:09 PM

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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police fired teargas to disperse dozens of protesters who hurled petrol bombs at police and set alight cars and garbage containers in central Athens late on Tuesday, police officials said.

The clashes erupted after a march in support of a self-proclaimed anarchist, who was sentenced to prison on robbery charges in October, and has been prevented from attending university classes. Nikos Romanos, 21, has been on hunger strike since Nov. 10 and is hospitalized.

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