General Strikes in Greece and Spain

October 19, 2012

GREECE Protesters confront police during riots in central Athens against austerity measures during a 24-hour general strike called by trades unions.
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GREECE Protesters confront police during riots in central Athens against austerity measures during a 24-hour general strike called by trades unions.
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GREECE Protest in Athens against austerity measures during a 24-hour general strike called by trades unions.
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Barcelona, Spain. Union of Students protest against education cuts and privatisation during a 3-day general strike.
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Barcelona, Spain – Protest of firefighters against austerity cuts in front of Barcelona City Hall during a 3-day general strike.
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Barcelona, Spain – Firefighter banner: We rescue people, not banks. Protest of firefighters against austerity cuts in front of Barcelona City Hall during a 3-day general strike.
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