The Greek police has used batons and pepper spray to prevent a group of right-wing extremists, on the courtyard of the Parliament in Athens.

The protesters carried Greek flags and chanted slogans such as “politicians – traitors”. They hurled stones and other objects and fireworks at the officers, as a Reporter at the scene reported on TV. The police had to get to the location rapidly in the grip, it said.

rights and nationalist organizations protested on Sunday with a mass rally of tens of thousands of people against the change of the name of Macedonia in Northern Macedonia. A corresponding agreement had met the Greek Prime Minister, 2018 with his counterpart from Skopje; it should be approved next week by the Greek Parliament.

dpa

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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