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Manolis Glezos

Greek politician
Manolis Glezos with LAE 2.jpg

Manolis Glezos (Greek: Μανώλης Γλέζος; born 9 September 1922) is a Greek left-wing politician and guerilla. Glezos is best known for his participation in the World War II resistance. He was a MEP from 1984 to 1985 and again from 2014 to 2015.

In March 2010, Glezos was participating in a protest demonstration in Athens, when he was hit in the face by a police tear gas canister. He was carried away injured.[1]

In February 2012, Glezos was arrested by riot police while protesting in Athens.[2]

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  1. "Greece does not need financial aid, says Angela Merkel". BBC News Online. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
  2. "Man who ripped down swastika in Athens arrested". BBC News Online. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 6 March 2010.