ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s center-right authorities on Tuesday imposed a weeklong ban on public protests attended by greater than 100 folks, angering left-wing political opponents.
The choice introduced by the police as a part of a marketing campaign to include the coronavirus pandemic carries fines of as much as 3,000 euros ($3,650) for people concerned in organizing the rallies and 5,000 euros ($6,070) for protest teams.
The ban follows scholar demonstrations towards plans by the federal government to police college campuses. Clashes between protesters and police have damaged out at some latest rallies.
The primary opposition get together, the left-wing Syriza, known as the ban “arbitrary and undemocratic,” whereas the Greek Communist Get together mentioned it will proceed to assist scholar demonstrations deliberate later this week. Pandemic-related deaths have dropped sharply in January from a spike in late 2020, however the authorities says it can preserve lockdown restrictions by the winter. The protest ban ends Feb. 1.
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