Jailed Greek anarchist calls off hunger strike

December 10, 2014 3:29 PM

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Jailed Greek anarchist calls off hunger strike

ATHENS (Reuters) - A self-proclaimed Greek anarchist has called off a hunger strike after being allowed to attend university classes with a tracking bracelet, his lawyer said on Wednesday, defusing tensions that had sparked protests across Greece.

The end of the hunger strike is a relief for Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who is keen to avoid stoking further street protests while he battles to win a vote in parliament this month on a new president and avoid an early parliamentary election.

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