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Greece: Hundreds rally against new austerity bill in Athens02:20

Greece: Hundreds rally against new austerity bill in Athens

Greece, Athens
May 22, 2016 at 20:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters and supporters of the All Workers Militant Front (PAME) took to the streets in central Athens, Sunday, to rally against voting of new set of reforms by the Greek parliament.

Member of PAME executive committee Giota Tavoulari said “The Syriza-Independent Greeks government continues the legislative pogrom it has unleashed against workers, against breadwinners.”

Supporters of PAME were joined by Antarsya and Popular Unity party members while they gathered outside the parliament in Syntagma square while the voting was taking place

The omnibus bill vote that includes tax increases and creation of a new privatisation fund was approved by a marginal majority of 153 votes from 300.

Greece: Hundreds rally against new austerity bill in Athens02:20
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Protesters and supporters of the All Workers Militant Front (PAME) took to the streets in central Athens, Sunday, to rally against voting of new set of reforms by the Greek parliament.

Member of PAME executive committee Giota Tavoulari said “The Syriza-Independent Greeks government continues the legislative pogrom it has unleashed against workers, against breadwinners.”

Supporters of PAME were joined by Antarsya and Popular Unity party members while they gathered outside the parliament in Syntagma square while the voting was taking place

The omnibus bill vote that includes tax increases and creation of a new privatisation fund was approved by a marginal majority of 153 votes from 300.

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