Greek police arrest Palestinian man over flag raising in Athens


Greek police arrested on Tuesday a 22-year-old Palestinian man for hoisting his country’s flag onto a flag pole in central Athens’ Syntagma Square.

According to Ekathimerini, the incident took place during a protest in front of the Greek Parliament on Sunday amid the ongoing Israeli operation in Gaza.

The 22-year-old allegedly attached both Palestinian and Greek flags, yet some claimed that he was responsible for the removal of a Greek flag.

The police said they have prepared to file (undisclosed) criminal charges against him.

Source: Ekathimerini




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