Greek interviewees

Manthos Sarris

was the Secretary General of the Municipality of Larissa from 2015-2017. He was a candidate Member of the Parliament with Syriza in 2015. He was one of the founding members of Syriza and was the secretary of the regional party committee. During the dictatorship (1967-1974) he was a high school student in Athens and in the interview he shares his experience from these years.

Sotiris Kollatos

was born in Pyrgetos, Greece in 1932. He was an active member of the political party United Democratic Left. He participated in an anti-dictatorial activity during the years 1967-1974 of the dictatorship and was in exile for many years. He was a construction worker and an active member of the construction workers’ union.

Gerasimos Mpetsimeas

was an active member of the Communist Youth Organization of Greece. He also participated in the anti-dictatorial movement during the years 1967-1974 of the dictatorship in Thessaloniki and Thessaly. He was in exile for many years on different islands. He was one of the last 50 prisoners of the military junta who was freed after its fall in 1974.

Eleftheria Mpetsimea

was a nurse and an active member of the anti-dictatorial movement. During the junta (1967-1974) she was arrested. In the interview she shares her experience from these years and also speaks about solidarity.