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Greek Pensioners Blockade Finance Minister & Call for General Strike on May 17

HeadlineMay 12, 2017

In Greece, pensioners and workers blockaded the entrance of the Finance Ministry Thursday to call for a general strike on May 17 to protest a new round of austerity measures imposed by international creditors and accepted by the Greek government. This is one of the protesters, a 65-year-old pensioner.

Ioakim Yatzisis: “The amount of harm that has been done to the Greek people by all these policies is unbelievable. A battle must be waged. What else can we do? We cannot do anything else.”

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