Protests turn violent in Athens on anniversary of youth's shooting by policeman in 2008

December 6, 2014 5:00 PM

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Protests turn violent in Athens on anniversary of youth's shooting by policeman in 2008

Masked youths hold a banner that reads in Greek " revenge" during a protest in central Athens, on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Thousands of protesters gathered to mark the sixth anniversary of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager in the Greek capital that led to widespread rioting. This year's anniversary marches come as nearly nightly violent protests by supporters of one of Grigoropoulos' friends, jailed anarchist and convicted bank robber Nikos Romanos. He is on hunger strike demanding prison leave to attend lectures after he passed university entrance exams. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris) (The Associated Press)

A man in a wheelchair takes part in a protest in central Athens, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Thousands of protesters gathered to mark the sixth anniversary of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager in the Greek capital that led to widespread rioting. This year's anniversary marches come as nea...

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