ATHENS, Greece | Greek police use tear gas against anti-Merkel protesters

10Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

ATHENS, Greece — Jan 10, 2019—Greek riot police used tear gas Thursday against a small group of left-wing activists protesting the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Athens.

Defying a ban on demonstrations in the city center during Merkel’s two-day visit to the country during which she is meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, a few dozen protesters peeled off from a march of around 400 and managed to break the police cordon before they were driven back.

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