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Greece: Farmers clash with riot police in Athens00:48

Greece: Farmers clash with riot police in Athens

Greece, Athens
December 20, 2013 at 18:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

Greece: Farmers clash with riot police in Athens

Hundreds of farmers clashed with police outside the Hellenic Parliament on Friday while protesting against a new property tax that will extend to all farms.

MPs were preparing to vote on the new tax which is part of international bailout measures, when the farmers began throwing oranges at riot police and beating police shields with traditional shepherd walking sticks.

Greece: Farmers clash with riot police in Athens00:48
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Greece: Farmers clash with riot police in Athens

Hundreds of farmers clashed with police outside the Hellenic Parliament on Friday while protesting against a new property tax that will extend to all farms.

MPs were preparing to vote on the new tax which is part of international bailout measures, when the farmers began throwing oranges at riot police and beating police shields with traditional shepherd walking sticks.