Rouvikonas Will be Addressed… When?

Anarchists splashed paint on the walls of the home of US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt. (Photo by Eurokinissi/Tatiana Bollari)

Rouvikonas, this self-styled anarchist collective which operates almost freely and causes damage to various “targets” in Athens, this week hurled paint on the wall of the U.S. Ambassador’s residence.

The damage may have been small, but the symbolic meaning of the attack is quite large. Bringing to mind, other memories…

Ambassador Jeffrey Pyatt issued a placid statement – “[I] will continue to work with Greek authorities to punish the culprits according to law. Destruction of property is not peaceful protest” – and …

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