Protest march.

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Mem­bers of groups op­pos­ing the min­ing of gold at Sk­ouries in Halkidiki, north­ern Greece, held a march in Thes­sa­loniki on Satur­day to ex­press sol­i­dar­ity with 21 peo­ple who will stand trial to­day for an ar­son at­tack in 2013 at a work site of Hel­las Gold, the com­pany man­ag­ing the mines. Demon­stra­tors held signs de­mand­ing an end to the min­ing ac­tiv­ity in the area and pledged sol­i­dar­ity with the peo­ple on trial. “We are fight­ing for the fu­ture of our land and they drag us to court,” one ban­ner read.

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