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Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground

Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
01/24
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A protester holding a bunner that calls the prime minister a traitor.
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
02/24
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A bunner of the union of theachers.
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
03/24
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Anti-facist bunner that says "no facists in our neighborhoods" .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
04/24
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The Greek flag in front the parliament .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
05/24
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A man holding the flags of Spain and Portugal among with the Greek .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
06/24
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Part of the huge crowd that participated in today's general strike .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
07/24
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Members of the SYRIZA political party holding a bunner that says " Yoy are destroying the country,go away " refering to the goverment.
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
08/24
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Riot police and protesters facing each other.
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
09/24
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The first molotov coctail of the night .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
10/24
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A protester provocating the riot police .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
11/24
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Protesters are walking against the riot police .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
12/24
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Protesters pictured running away from tear gas fired by riot police in an effort to disperse the crowd.
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
13/24
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A cloud of tear gas rises into the air fired by riot police in an effort to disperse demonstrators protesting over the latest round of proposed austerity measures.
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
14/24
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A group of protesters avoiding tear gasses .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
15/24
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A woman runs away from tear gasses in tears .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
16/24
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Two young protesters waering tear gas masks .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
17/24
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A police squad in front a fire .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
18/24
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Policemen and protesters face to face.
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
19/24
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Escaping a tear gas attack .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
20/24
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An angry protester talking to the policemen .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
21/24
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The Greek parliament .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
22/24
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A dog pictured here carrying a sign that reads: 'Smash Capitalism' at a demonstration over the latest round of proposed austerity measures.
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
23/24
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A protester in front a fire watching the riot police at the end of the alley .
Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
24/24
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Members of the Greek communist party are entrying the Syntagma square .
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  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
  • Second day of general strike turns Athens into a battleground
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Protesters clashed with riot police during the second day of a general strike. Tear gas was used to disperse the demonstrators, some of whom lit fires in the streets.

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