Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Greek teachers kick off country's general strike

Following the announcement of the austerity measures accompanying the EU-IMF bailout package thousands of Greeks have started a two general strike which is set to close down the country tomorrow. This morning thousands of teachers marchs in cities around the country over cuts in educational budgets and lost positions.

Yesterday evening approximately 40 teachers entered the state run NET TV station and interrupted the news forcing the channel to cut its regular programming. The incident ended with the intervention of riot police units who clashed with protesters..


sobraluz said...

Yes, we do!

Anonymous said...

Same over here.

daily athens

Meme said...

Riot Country! Welcome to the Balkans!