Greek police investigate beating of handcuffed protester

December 8, 2014 2:26 PM

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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police on Monday said they had begun an internal investigation after video footage from weekend protests showed a riot policeman punching and kicking a handcuffed protester.

A protest by thousands on Saturday to mark the 2008 police killing of a teenager turned violent when black-clad youth set shops and cars on fire and hurled petrol bombs at police, who responded with teargas and water cannon.

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