National Strike in Greece - Police Clash with Protesters

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PostWed Jun 30, 2010 6:13 pm » by Eliakim

Greece paralysed by national strike
ATHENS, Greece -- The country was paralysed on Tuesday (June 29th) by another general strike against planned changes in the pension and social security system. The 24-hour action, organised by the two main labour unions -- the GSEE and the ADEDY -- affected both the private and the public sector. A rally and march to parliament is expected to cause traffic headaches in Athens. Public transportation is working only to take participants to the various rallies around the country. Port workers at Piraeus are on strike, despite a court ruling that declared the action illegal. Workers in hospitals, post offices, the national electricity company and schools have walked off their jobs, along with tax and municipal staff and journalists. Airports are reporting long delays and flight cancellations, disrupting the travel plans of thousands of tourists. That key industry is already reeling from the economic crisis. (Nafthemporiki, AP, News In - 29/06/10) ... 6/29/nb-04

Police clash with protestors in Athens
ATHENS, Greece -- Police used tear gas Tuesday (June 29th) against protestors in Athens who rallied as part of a strike against the government's austerity measures. The incident happened after about ten demonstrators started throwing stones, bottles, sticks and petrol bombs at police near the parliament building, where lawmakers began debating the planned austerity measures. (Reuters, AFP, Xinhua, BBC - 29/06/10) ... 6/30/nb-06

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PostWed Jun 30, 2010 7:21 pm » by Eliakim

"This is a national trauma for us. The government has handed all the power to the International Monetary Fund but the people look on and ask only 'what can we do?'"

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PostWed Jun 30, 2010 10:38 pm » by Godsofatlantis

Do you want to know what caused all of this? Fear...nothing but fear for their lives, fear that they won't have enough, fear of competition. If they all realised the truth it wouldn't even be like this.

That's the result of fear....
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