Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Striking Workers Clash with Greek Police

Police in Athens, Greece fired tear gas at protesters who hurled rocks and bottles and set garbage bins on fire in the latest strike against government budget cuts. The demonstrations took place near Parliament, where lawmakers are considering a round of austerity measures that include cuts to pensions and raising the retirement age, according to the BBC. Thousands of workers around the country are on strike while the changes are debated.

User name: citypressgrblogspot
Location: Athens, Greece
Date uploaded: June 29
Event date: June 29
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