Greece is in the midst of a violent economical crisis. For the last two years, nationwide general labor strikes in Greece called by the country's largest labor federations, representing the private and public sector respectively. The violence erupted between thousands of angry workers , students and the police, in front of the Greek parliament, in Athens. In the same Parliament Square also named ‘Syntagma’ the Greek ‘Indignant Citizens’ movement was born in June 2011. They object to the government's far-reaching budget cuts. Riot police fired tear gas on the demonstrators who threw molotov cocktail bomb and marble stones.
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