Greece sees in New Year with clashes and arson attacks.
After a brief interlude over the Christmas holidays the clashes sparked off by the death of a 15 year old teenager at the hands of the police on 6th December continued shortly after midnight.
In Athens six banks, several car dealerships and several parked cars were set ablaze. In Greece's second city, Thessaloniki, hundreds of protesters attacked bank ATMs, the town hall and closed roads.
In addition the Greek prime minister's and the Greek police's web site once again were the target of hackers according to Indymedia Athens. A group calling itself Hackers Against Oppresion said that it was organising" International Electronic Civil Disobedience in Solidarity with Greek Anarchists"