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In Greece teacher strike

December 9 2008

Greek schools will not work on Tuesday, as the teachers went on strike because of the death at the hands of police 15 year old anarchist, the ministry of education.

According to authorities, schools in the country will be open during the day, but most teachers are on strike, so that parents of schoolchildren are asked to learn in advance the schedule. Strike declared teachers of universities and technical schools, as well as most staff of kindergartens.

At 15 pm local time on planned burial of the deceased Alexandros Andreas Grigoropoulos, who was gunned down on Dec. 6 police officers in a street skirmish. At the cemetery in the seaside district of Athens Faliron, where the ceremony will take place will be taken increased security measures.

In Athens and Piraeus are also closed the local authorities. On Wednesday, the country declared a general strike that will affect public services and the private sector, as well as disrupt air traffic.

Since the death of Grigoropoulos in Greece is almost non-stop ongoing riots. During the riots set on fire more than a hundred buildings, dozens of people injured, according to RIA News .

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