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The Greek Riots

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This is a photo essay of the Greek Riots. I think everyone at BK hopes our resident Greek, Method77, keeps his head down.

On an unrelated tangent, Greek women appear to be pretty hot.

2008 Greek riots

On the night of Saturday, December 6th, two Special Guards of the Greek police clashed with a small group of young men. The exact details of what took place are still unclear, but it is known that one of the Guards fired three shots, and one of those bullets caused the death of 15-year-old Alexander Grigoropoulos - whether the injury was made by an accidental ricochet or deliberate shot remains to be determined. The two Guards are now in jail awaiting trial, the shooter charged with homicide. This incident sparked an immediate and widespread response in the form of angry demonstrations and riots in many Greek cities that have continued at varying levels to this day - though dimming in intensity recently. Alexander's death appears to have been a catalyst, unleashing widespread Greek anger towards many issues - police mistreatment of protesters, unwelcome education reforms, economic stagnation, government corruption and more. (37 photos total)

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Not sure why exactly, but Boston.com has the best photo reports on the web

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Some of the photos are just epic. :)

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i read the headline as "Geek Riots" so i click on it.

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i read the headline as "Geek Riots" so i click on it.

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