Massive police protests in Lisbon Live

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PostThu Mar 06, 2014 9:44 pm » by One-23

Just a heads up to see if anyone can shed any light on what's going on here


Whatever it is, not looking good :peep: :nwo: :peep:

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PostThu Mar 06, 2014 9:51 pm » by Slith

Anyone here from Portugal? Ya feedback would be good

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PostThu Mar 06, 2014 11:24 pm » by Rahkriga appears to be an intense fight between one man......and THE GAME SHOW HE IS ON!!!

All Im seeing in a Portuguese "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" show...

Guess I missed it.

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PostThu Mar 06, 2014 11:59 pm » by godnodog

Was at school when protest took place, so i am not aware of any problem with violence, wich is very rare here in Pt.
Its not a police protest, ita a global protest from civil security foreces, wich includes the police.
There are several good reasons for this protests, mainly for the salary cuts, hazard subsidy cuts, the facts that police officers have to buy their own equipment (they can be arrested for having poor condition equipment), and above that they now have to pay a bigger % for social security, and top of tge cake bigger IRS while seeing things like education bills having less tax return.

THE IMF, NTHE EU AND EU CENTRAL BANK are all part of the CLUBMED :yell:

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PostFri Mar 07, 2014 12:03 am » by Fatdogmendoza

Police Face off in Portuguese Austerity Protest

Scores of Portuguese riot police have stopped protesting off-duty colleagues breaking through a security cordon around Parliament.

In a tense two-hour standoff Tuesday, uniformed police formed a barrier around the parliament building to keep out the protesters who were part of a march of more than 10,000 police officers. Dozens of demonstrators pushed up against the police line but failed to break through.

In a similar demonstration last November, protesters reached the doors of Parliament. That security breach brought the resignation of the national police chief.

Police and other security officials are angry about cuts to their pay, pensions and welfare benefits as part of government spending cuts.

The center-right government agreed to cost-cutting austerity measures when Portugal took a 78 billion-euro ($108 billion) bailout in 2011

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PostFri Mar 07, 2014 1:10 am » by godnodog

Ok I've just checked the news, nothing serious happened.

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PostFri Mar 07, 2014 3:51 pm » by godnodog

Ok, update, This happened after my last post.

There was minor problems, nothing serious, but there was 10 slightly injured people, 6 police officers and 4 protestors (also cops).

Here is a link to the video, it´s in portuguese and yes the channel is called Sic Noticias (SIC NEWS LOLOLOL)
The link may make the video download as the website does not open a direct webpage for the video.

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