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General Strike in Athens ends with clashes

General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
01/12
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Riot police receiving a petrol bomb.
General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
02/12
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Aleka Papariga, Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece demonstrating.
General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
03/12
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People demonstrating. Athens, Greece 26th of September 2012.
General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
04/12
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A priest talking with another demonstrator in front of the Greek Parliament, at Syntagma. Athens, Greece 26th of September 2012.
General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
05/12
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Protester chanting slogans.
General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
06/12
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A protester in front of the riot police stating his views about the current state of the country and the economy.
General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
07/12
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An elder, diabetic pensioner, despite his bad health, made it to Syntagma with chains at his feet, and leaning on a crutch, symbolizing how he feels living in Greece right now, stands in front of the riot police. Athens, Greece 26th of September 2012.
General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
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Petra, the protester dog carrying a banner in front of the riot police at Syntagma.
General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
09/12
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Fully deployed riot police squads getting in position at Syntagma square, after receiving petrol bombs, and answering with flash bang grenades and teargas. Athens, Greece 26th of September 2012.
General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
10/12
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Protesters run away from teargas the police used to disperse the crowd.
General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
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Riot police coming after protesters at Panepistimiou st. Athens, Greece 26th of September 2012.
General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
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Biked policement escort 2 young detainees (center). Athens, Greece 26th of September 2012.
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes
  • General Strike in Athens ends with clashes

A general strike called by the worker's unions took place in Athens, more than 25000 people demonstrated and the rally ended with clashes between the protesters and the riot police.

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