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April 28, 1903: Anarchists blow up French boat in Greece

On April 28, 1903 members of the Boatmen blew up the French vessel Guadalquivir as it lay in Thessaloniki harbour, killing absolutely no one

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December 20, 2018: Anarchist arson attack in Athens

On this day in December 2018 a self-proclaimed anarchist cell firebombed vehicles belonging to a Greek businessman accused of human trafficking.

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December 14, 1976: Leftist assassination in Greece of police officer

The leftist November 17 Revolutionary Organisation claimed the assassination of a Greek police officer in Athens in December 1976

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Golden Dawn trial: Greece shows us how to prosecute terrorism!

When terrorism cases come to court it is necessary to prove that ideology drove a (planned) act of violence. Why do we need to do that? Isn’t violence simply violence?

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August 5, 1973: Athens Ellenikon Airport attacked by Palestinian Black September

After mistaking a New York for a Tel Aviv flight they planned to hijack, Palestinian Black September terrorists killed 3 passengers at an Athens aiport in 1973.

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Assassination of CIA station chief in Athens by a Greek terrorist group – December 23, 1975

Leftist terrorist groups have been active in Greece for decades and achieved a coup in 1975 with the killing of a US spy.