General Strike Leads to Anti-Austerity Protests in Greece
Striking Greek steel workers march towards the Greek Parliament during a 24-hour general strike in Athens on Feb. 7, 2012. A general strike gripped debt-ridden Greece in protest of new austerity measures, demanded by the European Union as part of a new bailout deal from banks.
Protesters clash with riot police as they try to enter the parliament during a 24-hour general strike in Athens on Feb. 7, 2012. The Greeks have a longstanding culture of organized — at times militant — mass protest.
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