Greece: General strike, street violence versus austerity measures

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October 19, 2011
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"Tens of thousands took to the streets in Greek cities on Wednesday, commencing a 48-hour general strike as the parliament prepared to vote on a new set of austerity measures. Protesters hurled rocks and firebombs at riot police, storming the parliament building and setting fire to a guard post." (10/19/11)

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