Protest in Athens against mandatory jabs for health workers
22 July 2021 | 1:31 pm
People demonstrate in Athens against plans to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for all health workers and retirement home employees, with police using tear gas and water cannon to disperse some protesters.
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